Saint Arsenios the Cappadocian
By Saint Paisios the Athonite
Size: 5.6" x 8" (14.2 x 20.5 cm)
From the Prologue: "The setting for the remarkable Life which is the subject of this book is Pharasa, in Cappadocia in Asia Minor. Now a part of Turkey, Asia Minor had been part of the Greek Commonwealth from about 2000 B.C., as were areas along the Black Sea coast, the Crimea, and in Georgia and Armenia.
Settled by Greeks, Asia Minor was later home to Early Christians (as Saint Paul's Epistle to the Ephesians and the Galatians bear witness), and then to the great Fathers of the Orthodox Church, among them Saint Basil the great, Saint Gregory the Theologian and Saint John Chrysostom. Many of the more popular Saints are associated with Asia Minor, including Saint George, Nicholas and Charalambos. Indeed, in Byzantium Asia Minor provided much of the enormous wealth of the State, both materially..."
From the Contents:
- Hymns to Saint Arsenios in Greek and English
- Part One: How the Book Came to be Written
- Part Two: The Life of Saint Arsenios (Hadjiephentis)
- Part Three: The Miracles of Saint Arsenios
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