Interview with Abbot Jonah on the Jesus Prayer, Part 1
April 02, 2007 Length: 1:01:09
During a recent visit to St. John's Monastery, Steve recorded and interview with Abbot Jonah about the Jesus Prayer. In part one, Fr. Jonah discusses the Orthodox view of prayer that goes beyond "requests and praise". He also discusses the practice of the Jesus Prayer and the transformation of the human being which is a difficult and sometimes painful experience.
"I cannot thank you enough for the endless source of teaching, encouragement, and inspiration. May God continue to give you all the wisdom and strength to continue the invaluable service you offer to those of us who are new to Orthodoxy!"