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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.
"Your children shall become the head, but you... will become the tail of the Church; therefore your judges will be those who have always preserved the Catholic Faith... they will be the Orthodox and true Catholics since they have never accepted heretics... but have remained zealous for the True Faith." (Western Bishops' Response to Pope Vigilius)

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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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