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Nil Sorsky The Complete Writings (Classics of Western Spirituality) by Nil

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Published by Paulist Press .
Written in English


  • Christian mysticism,
  • Christian spirituality,
  • Other prose: classical, early & medieval,
  • Spiritual life,
  • Rules,
  • Monasticism and religious orders, Orthodox Eastern,
  • Spirituality - General,
  • Correspondence,
  • Russkaia pravoslavnaia t,
  • Religion - Catholicism,
  • Religion - Classic Works,
  • Religion,
  • ca. 1433-1508,
  • Mysticism,
  • Christian Theology - Catholic,
  • Christianity - Literature & the Arts,
  • Monasticism,
  • Christianity - Theology - Catholic,
  • Russia,
  • Russkaëiìa pravoslavnaëiìa ëtìserkov§,
  • Sorskiæi, Saint,,
  • Monasticism and religious orde,
  • Nil,,
  • Russkaëiìa pravoslavnaëiìa ëtìserkov§,
  • Sorskiæi, Saint,

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Edition Notes

ContributionsGeorge A. Maloney (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages164
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7975237M
ISBN 100809138107
ISBN 109780809138104

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Nil Sorsky: the authentic writings Item Preview remove-circle Nil, Sorskiĭ, Saint, ca. -- Correspondence, Spiritual life -- Russkai͡a pravoslavnai͡a t͡serkov Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by stationcebu on Aug SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata).   Nil Sorsky by Nil Sorsky, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(12).   Nil Sorsky (/), founder of the Sora Hermitage and initiator of 'scete ' life in among Russian Christians, is closely identified with the Orthodox contemplative prayer known as hesychasm, 'stillness. ' In these translations, Nil's own voice speaks across five 4/5(2). (PUBPaulist)The Tradition, The Rule, letters, and last will and testament in one volume! Sorsky, instrumental in bringing the hesychastic spirituality of the heart to Russia, was both a mystic who practiced skete monasticism and a prophet who inveighed against landholding monasteries and the persecution of heretics. pages, softcover. Nil Sorsky: The Complete Writings () Pages: