These classics of Eastern Christian spirituality are specially tailored for those without prior knowledge of the texts or tradition. Foundational works like Philokalia, Sayings of the Desert Fathers and Mothers, and The Way of the Pilgrim come alive with careful annotation and vivid translation. Plus M. Basil Pennington’s account of his time on the Holy Mountain, Mt. Athos, provides a window into a historic hub of Eastern monastic communities.
Gathering timeless and contemplative sayings from early Christian monastics; Eastern Christian teachings on prayer, watchfulness and stillness; the nineteenth-century Russian classic on the Jesus prayer; as well as M. Basil Pennington’s The Monks of Mt. Athos, this collection offers reader-friendly editions of essential texts for studying Orthodoxy’s rich spiritual heritage.
In the Logos edition, the Orthodox Spiritual Heritage Collection is enhanced by amazing functionality. Scripture citations link directly to English translations, and important terms link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and a wealth of other resources in your digital library. Perform powerful searches to find exactly what you’re looking for. Take the discussion with you using tablet and mobile apps. With Logos Bible Software, the most efficient and comprehensive research tools are in one place, so you get the most out of your study.
Looking for more on the Philokalia? Check out The Philokalia: A Classic Text of Orthodox Spirituality.