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Conversing with the World by Commenting on the Fathers: Fr. Dumitru Stăniloae and the Romanian Edition of the <i>Philokalia</i>

Mihail Neamtu

in The Philokalia

Published in print July 2012 | ISBN: 9780195390261
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199932931 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390261.003.0004
Conversing with the World by Commenting on the Fathers: Fr. Dumitru Stăniloae and the Romanian Edition of the Philokalia

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This chapter traces the reception of the Philokalia in Romania through the work of Fr. Dumitru Staniloae, one of Romania’s greatest theologians in the 20th century. Staniloe’s Philokalia widens the original Greek corpus by expanding and adding more writings totaling some 20 volumes in Romania.

Keywords: Philokalia; Romania; hesychasm; Jesus Prayer; Dumitru Staniloae; prayer; Gregory of Sinai; Paisius Velichkovsky

Chapter.  4610 words. 

Subjects: Christian Theology

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