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Thousands have fallen in love with the anonymously authored book The Way of a Pilgrim�the account of an ordinary man's encounter with the Eastern Orthodox Christian practice of the Jesus Prayer, which consists of the constant repetition of the short phrase, "Lord Jesus Christ, have mercy upon me." Here is the perfect introduction to this life-changing practice, as it was...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published June 20th 2006 by New Seeds (first published 1965)
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Highly recommended for those sincerely seeking to understand and practice the Jesus Prayer.
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Very helpful book. The first half is better than the second half.
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Incredibly boring. Repeats itself over and over.
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Saint Ignatius Brianchaninov (1807–1867) is a saint in the Russian Orthodox Church. He was born Demetrius Alexandrovich Brianchaninov, to a wealthy landowning family. He was educated at Pioneer Military School in St. Petersburg. Although successful in his studies he was deeply dissatisfied with the lay life and turned to a life of prayer.
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