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« 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.
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« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2014, 04:57:21 PM »

A good starting point: http://home.iprimus.com.au/xenos/theophan.html
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« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2014, 03:38:42 AM »


Thank you.
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« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2014, 12:33:28 PM »

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

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« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2014, 12:47:51 PM »

There's a wine named after him.
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« Reply #5 on: March 10, 2014, 02:36:17 PM »

There's a wine named after him.

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« Reply #6 on: March 11, 2014, 09:22:54 AM »

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

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