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Solitude, Silence, and Stillness: Light from the Palestinian Desert

John Chryssavgis

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/9780195390261.003.0018
Solitude, Silence, and Stillness: Light from the Palestinian Desert

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This chapter focuses on the influence of Palestinian monasticism on the Philokalia through the themes of solitude, silence and stillness.

Keywords: Philokalia; solitude; silence; stillness; hesychia; St. Sabba; Barsanuphius

Chapter.  7501 words. 

Subjects: Christian Theology

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