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The Wilderness of God book. The Wilderness of God is a classic exploration of desert spirituality by one of Europe's most distinguished theologians, showing that the desert can be experienced as a place of real inspiration as well as of torture and desolation.
Andrew Louth is professor emeritus of patristic and Byzantine studies at Durham University, England, and visiting professor of Eastern Orthodox theology at the Amsterdam Centre of Eastern Orthodox Theology (ACEOT), in the Faculty of Theology, the Free University, Amsterdam. He is also a priest of the Russian Orthodox Diocese of Sourozh (Moscow Patriarchate), serving the parish in Durham.
The Wilderness of God is a classic exploration of desert spirituality by one of Europe's most distinguished theologians, showing that the desert can be experienced as a place of real inspiration as well as of torture and desolation. Illuminating catena of literary testimonies. Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 19 years ago. Prof. Louth offers here a remarkable (and remarkably readable) little collection. He surveys the Christian history of the desert, focusing on its spiritual significance from Biblical to modern times.
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an experience of God is at the core of theology, thus returning to the Fathers and their theology. rooted in the experience of prayer
Andrew Louth, Modern Orthodox Thinkers: From the Philokalia to the Present. Journal of Reformed Theology. 2017, vol. 11, issue 1-2, p. 146-147. Andrew Louth, who serves as a priest in the Russian Orthodox parish and is professor emeritus of. patristic and Byzantine studies at Durham University, England, has written a very important and. needed book. an experience of God is at the core of theology, thus returning to the Fathers and their theology. rooted in the experience of prayer. Philokalia presents a distinctive thread of the whole volume
Andrew Louth then considers the contributions of the second generation Russians – Evdokimov, Meyendorff . The book concludes with an illuminating chapter on Metropolitan Kallistos and the theological vision of the Philokalia.
Andrew Louth then considers the contributions of the second generation Russians – Evdokimov, Meyendorff, Schmemann – and the theologians of Greece from the sixties onwards – Zizioulas, Yannaras, and others, as well as influential monks and spiritual elders, especially Fr Sophrony of the monastery in Essex and his mentor, St Silouan. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate.
This book documents and advocates for the power of the raw, close communication with the divine that .
This book documents and advocates for the power of the raw, close communication with the divine that is frequently fostered far from the madding crowds. Lionberger has an encompassing reach, giving voice to atheists, agnostics and the simply soul-weary, as well as believers from many of the world's great faith traditions. A couple of things: First, the experience of God's presence in the wilderness is extraordinarily powerful, and I observed on my trips that it affects Christians, Jews, Buddhists and agnostics/atheists in exactly the same way.
Beginning with Charles de Foucauld, Andrew Louth shows how the appeal of the deserthas been embraced by a variety of figures through the centuries until the present day.Two such figures are Julian of Norwich and St. John of the Cross. Louth's workis an engrossing investigation which takes the reader through the attempts to discover the values of the desert in medieval anchorism; in the sixteenth-century Carmelite reform; in the Russian forest and in the experience of mental desolation in the lives of such people as Pere Surin and Pere Huvelin.
The Wilderness of God brings to life the rich imagery of the desert which can be found in the Bible and the liturgy, in poetry and prose. In all its forms, the wilderness emerges as a tradition that goes back to the very limits of what is humanly possible, and there, "somewhere on the other side of despair", discerns "the city that has foundations, whose builder and maker is God".
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