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The Luminous Word: Scripture in the <i>Philokalia</i><sup>1</sup>

Douglas Burton-Christie

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/9780195390261.003.0005
The Luminous Word: Scripture in the Philokalia1

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This chapter traces the central practice of the Jesus Prayer in the Philokalia through the writings of several of its authors.

Keywords: Jesus Prayer; Philokalia; hesychasm; Gregory Palamas; prayer

Chapter.  8012 words. 

Subjects: Christian Theology

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