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Offline DeathToTheWorld

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Book: Orthodox Psychotherapy
« on: May 03, 2010, 01:13:12 AM »
Have any of you ever read this booK?

If so, what do you think about it?


Can it help cure an ailing soul?


http://archangelsbooks.com/proddetail.asp?prod=BTMWILLIA-01
100. Like a bee one should extract from each of the virtues what is most profitable. In this way, by taking a small amount from all of them, one builds up from the practice of the virtues a great honeycomb overflowing with the soul-delighting honey of wisdom.

St Gregory of Sinai

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Re: Book: Orthodox Psychotherapy
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2010, 01:34:20 AM »
I read it quite a few years ago, so I'm hazy on details, but I do remember enjoying it and learning from it.
"Fear not to follow with pious feet the corpse of Hafiz, for though he was drowned in the ocean of sin, he may find a place in paradise." - Hafez

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Re: Book: Orthodox Psychotherapy
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2010, 02:55:46 PM »
i'm reading it now, and love it so far. i will update as i go.  here it is (most/all) online if anyone is interested.

http://www.vic.com/~tscon/pelagia/htm/b02.en.orthodox_psychotherapy.01.htm

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Re: Book: Orthodox Psychotherapy
« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2010, 06:09:26 PM »
I'm suprised that this thread hasn't had more posts, as it's always been my impression that Met. Hierotheos was highly regarded.
"Fear not to follow with pious feet the corpse of Hafiz, for though he was drowned in the ocean of sin, he may find a place in paradise." - Hafez

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Re: Book: Orthodox Psychotherapy
« Reply #4 on: May 04, 2010, 08:56:23 PM »
I purchased the book online about two years ago.  I still am reading it, off and on.  It's essentially a distillation of the teachings of the Philokalia.  It's a great book for learning about the healing of the soul in the Orthodox ascetic.