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The Evergetinos: A Complete Text Volume III of the 4th Book


 One of the classic collections of Orthodox spiritual writings, the Evergetinos is a source of inspiration, spiritual guidance, and insight into the lives of men and women who, during the first few centuries of Christianity, attained to the highest ideals of the spiritual life. In the spiritual laboratory of the Egyptian deserts, these seekers after salvation, enlightenment, and union with Christ brought into sharp focus the teachings of the Apostles and the message of Holy Writ in their daily lives and activities. The stern, the loving, "fools for Christ" – all of the exemplars of Christian sainthood, the many inhabitants of the many mansions above, are to be found in the rich and profitable lives portrayed in this collection.

Also to be found are perfect models for every modern Christian who wished sincerely to imitate those who have walked the path towards moral and spiritual perfection.

This is the third volume of Book Four of the Evergetinos and the final volume among the fourteen which constitute the only English-language text of the complete collection of the four books of the original Greek work.

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