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« Reply #45 on: June 23, 2012, 01:46:32 PM »

I think I'll trust St Nicodemus and St Theophan.

Given how often Metropolitan Hierotheos cites St. Nicodemos in his own writing, I'm pretty sure he would would agree with you. I also think that this discussion about whether the glorified compiler of the Philokalia is really a Father of the Church would boggle not only his mind, but that of anyone else who got monastic training on Athos.

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