Monasticism in the Orthodox Churches is an introductory exploration to the basic functions (habits), confessions, and ceremonies of monasticism in the various branches of Eastern Orthodoxy. Each aspect is defined and explained within its appropriate historical context. Special emphasis is placed on the “three levels” of Eastern monasticism and how monks progress through each one.
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- Covers all forms of Eastern Orthodox monasticism
- Details current practices and historical development
- Presents an additional essay from Nicodemus Hagiortes
- Part 1: Introduction to the Study of Modern Hellenic and Slavonic Monasticism
- Part 2: The Orthodox Profession of Rites
- Part 3: A Dissertation on the Monastic Habit by Nicodemus Hagiorites
- Title: Monasticism in the Orthodox Churches
- Author: Nalbro Frazier Robinson
- Publisher: Young Churchman Co.
- Publication Date: 1916
- Pages: 175
About Nalbro Frazier Robinson
Nalbro Frazier Robinson was an Episcopal monastic and a church historian. His work focused on the monastic movement in the Orthodox Church and he was a member of The Society of Saint John the Evangelist.