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Praxis Research Institute publishes and offers an unusual kind of book, one which penetrates the barrier to inner truth. The Praxis Bookstore is a specialized supplier of Christian books intended to explain, and even to take us beyond ordinary verbal reason into what will at first seem like new ways of knowing.  In fact, to Christianity, there is nothing new about this. It has been with us for many centuries, but for more than half a millennium, our Western world has lost the ability to recognize it.

The Heart of Salvation: The Life and Teachings of Saint Theophan the Recluse

The Heart of Salvation: The Life and Teachings of Saint Theophan the Recluse
Life and teachings of Saint Theophan the Recluse - 1815 - 1894, the great Russian starets or spiritual elder of his century, a bishop and then a hermit who lived totally alone but taught thousands throughout 'Holy Russia' and beyond, giving perceptive and detailed spiritual advice by means of a voluminous correspondence.

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The life and teachings of Saint Theophan the Recluse, bishop, then a hermit in complete seclusion, and one of the greatest of Russia's masters of inner Christianity, compiler of the fullest version of the Russian `Philokalia.' The book draws on seven years of study in the ancient monasteries of the Middle East, and is rooted in the richly practical spirituality of 19th Century Russia. It is of great significance to serious students of hesychastic prayer.