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Discourse from Holy Scripture on the Christian Mysteries (The Truth of Our Faith #2)

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The inner life of the Church, where man becomes "god by grace" (St. Athanasios the Great) through the reception of the Divine Energies or Grace of God, is centered on the Holy Mysteries. In this volume, Elder Cleopa explains the origins, meaning, and purpose of the Holy Mysteries of baptism, chrismation, confession, ordination, marriage, and holy anointing. He also deconst ...more
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Published 2006 by Uncut Mountain Press
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Father Cleopa Ilie (10 April 1912 - 2 December 1998) was an abbot of the Sihastria Monastery. He was a well-known spiritual representative of the Romanian Orthodox Church.
Cleopa Ilie (lay name: Constantin) was born in Suliţa, Botoşani to a family of peasants. He was the fifth of ten children born to Alexandru Ilie. He attended the primary school in his village. Afterwards he was an apprentice for
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