The January Ascetic Fathers
January 31, 2009 Length: 45:27
As we bring the month of January to a close, Fr. Tom thinks back on the spiritual fathers we have celebrated during this month in particular, St. Anthony. The following resources were recommended:
Saying of the Desert Fathers: The Alphabetical Collection Translated by Sister Benedicta Ward
The Arena: An Offering to Contemporary Monasticism by Bishop Ignatius Brianchaninov
Ladder of Divine Ascent
Symeon the New Theologian: The Discourses
St. Maximus the Confessor: The Ascetic Life, The Four Centuries on Charity
St Athanasius: The Life of St. Antony
Love's Immensity: Mystics on the Endless Life by Scott Cairns
Orthodoxy Alive 2008 Sessions 1-3 presented by Fr. Thomas Hopko available on St. George Orthodox Christian Cathedral website.
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