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Prayer and Spirituality

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

in On Earth As In Heaven

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9780823238859
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780823238897 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5422/fordham/9780823238859.003.0006

Series: Orthodox Christianity and Contemporary Thought (FUP)

Prayer and Spirituality

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This chapter contains various addresses by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on the human sacrifice required for the transfiguration of creation. It develops the concepts of silence and ascesis, theosis, and metanoia in Orthodox Christian spirituality.

Keywords: prayer; obligation; sacrifice; silence; ascesis; cross; icons; genesis; sustainability

Chapter.  15425 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Religious Studies

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