Monastic Wisdom: The Letters of Elder Joseph the Hesychast
|St. Joseph the Hesychast|
|Saint Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery (1999)|
|2 copies available|
|The Letters of Elder Joseph the Hesychast|
This collection of Elder Joseph the Hesychastís letters, presented now for the first time in English, makes the wealth of his wisdom and experience available to readers from all walks of life. As his extreme ascetical struggles and hesychastic lifestyle unfold throughout the pages, one witnesses his difficult trials and lengthy battles with the demons, his profound visions and inspired spiritual guidance, his martyric endurance in illnesses, and finally his holy repose - leaving one with the certainty that Elder Joseph was a rare example of sanctity for modern times.