I Love Therefore I Am: The Theological Legacy of by Nicholas V. Sakharov

By Nicholas V. Sakharov

This severe exposition of the theology of Archimandrite Sophrony Sakharov (1896-1993)--an amazing Christian ascetic, monk, and mystic of the 20 th century--conveys the message that Christianity isn't just an instructional self-discipline yet very fact, lifestyles itself. This fact imprints a mark of undeniable authenticity upon every one of Fr Sophrony's writings. unusual to summary scholasticism, his phrases breathe the foundation of the residing culture, the place Christ is the Divine Absolute, "the related the day gone by, this day and endlessly" (Heb 13:8).

Because Fr Sophrony traversed the key spiritual and highbrow pursuits of our time, his religious makeup is enriched by means of a number of currents of proposal. although this range, by no means does his theology go beyond the limits set out by means of the Orthodox culture. The patristic background has for him indubitable authority. He absorbed the legacy of the Fathers in its residing intensity. This got here no longer in terms of an educational learn, yet via his ascetic strivings on Mount Athos. His broad religious and highbrow historical past elevates the Orthodox culture to an genuine point the place it opens as much as common dimensions.

Hieromonk Nikolai Sakharov holds a Ph.D. in theology from Oxford collage and is the grand nephew of Archimandrite Sophrony. he's a member of the Monastery of St John the Baptist, Essex, United Kingdom.

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