Living the Faith

Living the Faith

Spiritual Instruction from St Anatoly (Zertsalov) of Optina

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Format
EPUB, 308 pages
Published
1 Mar 2016
ISBN
9780884654179
Status
Active
Format
Kindle
ISBN
9780884654209
Status
Unspecified
Imprint
Printshop of St Job of Pochaev
Publisher
Holy Trinity Publications
Language
English

— About the Book —

This work includes  three hundred and eighty-two letters of spiritual counsel from the Optina Elder Hieroschemamonk Anatoly (Zertsalov).  Written in a tone that is both firm and tender, they are the words of a caring father for his spiritual children These letters, while originally addressed to nuns, can be applied with profit to all Christians, both monastic and lay. This digital edition includes four photos as well as the life of St. Anatoly, a glossary, an index of topics, and a table of letters. This was first published in the Russian language in 1901 and then translated by Holy Nativity Convent into English and published as “A Collection of Letters to Nuns: Profitable Instructions for Laymen and Monastics”  in 1993 by Holy Trinity Monastery. In 2016 the  digital edition with photos was prepared as the guidance given is timeless.

— Contents —

Contents

Foreword

The Letters

The Life of Hieroschemamonk Anatoly Elder of Optina and Director of the Skete

Glossary

Index of Topics

Table of Letters by Number and Title

End Notes

Photos

— More from the Author —
A Collection of Letters to Nuns