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Theophan the Recluse
« on: March 09, 2014, 04:43:41 PM »
I have been reading some extracts from the writings of Theophan the Recluse, and would like to know more about him.
"But if you bite and devour one another, take heed that you are not consumed by one another." Galatians 5.15

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Re: Theophan the Recluse
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2014, 04:57:21 PM »
"Funny," said Lancelot, "how the people who can't pray say that prayers are not answered, however much the people who can pray say they are."  TH White

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"But if you bite and devour one another, take heed that you are not consumed by one another." Galatians 5.15

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Re: Theophan the Recluse
« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2014, 12:33:28 PM »
A good starting point: http://home.iprimus.com.au/xenos/theophan.html

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I read St. Theophan's thoughts for every day of the year. Wonderful read.

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Re: Theophan the Recluse
« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2014, 12:47:51 PM »
There's a wine named after him.
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Re: Theophan the Recluse
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Re: Theophan the Recluse
« Reply #6 on: March 11, 2014, 09:22:54 AM »
There's a wine named after him.

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Some guys in Georgia (the state) made it, didn't they?

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