Anestis Keselopoulos on St Gregory Palamas: Unceasing Prayer

This aspect of the thought of St Gregory Palamas presented by Anestis Keselopoulos deals with a recherche topic, best presented without commentary: ‘…prayer is a state of communion with God that offers man the possibility to gain control over his unruly desires and to be cleansed of the passions…the theosis of man and his union with God are not the […]

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Anestis Keselopoulos on St Gregory Palamas: Ascetic Endeavour

‘Christian ethics are not a formal exposition of objective moral rules and principles that govern man’s actions and behaviour. Rather, they are the manifestation of ascetic labour, the observance of the commandments and the fulfillment of the virtues of Christ…Asceticism, properly understood, strives towards the development and transfiguration of the entire man.’ ‘It must be understood that ascetic endeavour is […]

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