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Offline ignatius

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Secession of the appetites...
« on: April 18, 2008, 01:41:19 PM »
How does the modern Orthodox Christian pursue this ascetic principle?  ???
St Basil the Great (330-379 A.D.): “I think then that the one goal of all who are really and truly serving the Lord ought to be to bring back to union the churches who have at different times and in diverse manners divided from one another.”

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Re: Secession of the appetites...
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2008, 03:07:37 PM »
It is called "fasting"
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Re: Secession of the appetites...
« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2008, 03:38:04 AM »
fasting, prayer, vigils, readings, silence/solitude, self-reflection, prostrations, meditations, partaking of the church's mysteries, spiritual guidance and other ascetic practises