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« on: August 11, 2011, 09:51:57 PM »

...HOCNA's translation or "Classics of Western Spirituality"? I heard that the former translation was much better than the latter and that the latter translation in fact made the text lose a lot of its meaning.

What are your thoughts?
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« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2011, 09:56:36 PM »

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« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2011, 09:59:23 PM »

HTM's
Where could I buy HTM's translation (for a good price)?
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« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2011, 12:00:19 AM »

HTM's
Where could I buy HTM's translation (for a good price)?

What is a good price for a book that is priceless?
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« Reply #4 on: August 12, 2011, 12:48:43 AM »

Where could I buy HTM's translation (for a good price)?
What is a good price for a book that is priceless?

Excellent.

I also recommend HTM's translation.  You can buy it directly from HTM if you want; they have good service.  Many other online vendors, e.g. Eastern Christian Supply Co., and parish bookstores carry it as well.
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