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Book Review: A Prodigal Saint: Father John of Kronstadt

A Prodigal Saint: Father John of Kronstadt and the Russian People by Nadieszda Kizenko A Prodigal Saint: Father John of Kronstadt and the Russian People is a very thorough presentation. This is not a hagiography, but a scholarly biography, as unbiased as possible, based on many contemporary documents, including letters received by the saint. Each… Continue reading Book Review: A Prodigal Saint: Father John of Kronstadt

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Penthos: The Lenten Journey To Joy – part 2

Penthos: The Lenten Journey To Joy PART 2 John Cassian has 3 important pages on compunction in his 9th conference on prayer. Here is #29,1,2 (p.347): “Compunction arises from the contemplation of eternal goods and the desire for that future glory, for the sake of which, too, abundant fountains of tears erupt out of irrepressible… Continue reading Penthos: The Lenten Journey To Joy – part 2