“The purpose of the Christian life is the acquisition of the Holy Spirit.” The Archbishop begins by quoting St Seraphim of Sarov’s famous saying, reminding readers that the Orthodox understanding of the Spirit is rooted in parts of the New Testament to which Western Christians have paid inadequate attention. He then looks at [...] More Reviews
God is first and foremost that depth around all things and beyond all things into which, when I pray, I try to sink. But God is also the activity that comes to me out of that depth…very much a presence. Very much a person.