A Unique Book That Is Much Than A Biography This Particular Work Is Significant In That It Is Structured As A Systematic Study Of His Spiritual Teaching Presented As A Patristic Analysis In Comparison With Similar Teachings Of The Church Fathers, This Book Also Serves As An Ideal Introduction To Orthodox Spiritual Life The Very Practical And Applicable Approach Of The Author Will Appeal To All Readers Regardless Of Their Level Of Spiritual Progress Whether One Is Already Familiar With The Teachings Of The Ascetic Fathers, Or Whether One Is A Beginner With A New Thirst For Knowledge And Prayer, The Interests Of Each And Every Reader Will Be Inspired By This Book From The Foreword By Archbishop HERMAN Of Philadelphia And Eastern Pennsylvania, Orthodox Church In America
Born and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota of Greek American parents, Dr Boosalis grew up at St Mary s Greek Orthodox Church Upon graduation from Seminary, he served his home parish as a lay assistant and youth director under the tutelage of his life long parish priest, Fr Anthony M Coniaris He went on to pursue his doctoral degree in Greece under the direction of Prof Georgios Mantzaridis His dissertation provides a systematic presentation of the teaching of St Silouan of Mount Athos on Orthodox spiritual life, highlighting its relevance for today.Dr Boosalis has been teaching dogmatic theology as a full time faculty member at St Tikhon s since the Fall of 1992, when he organized, developed and implemented a new curriculum for the entire sequence of dogmatic courses in the Master of Divinity degree program He serves the Seminary as the Chairman of the Department of Theology and Spirituality and is a member of the Academic Affairs Committee, Strategic Planning Committee, the Curriculum Committee and the Faculty Development Committee.
- 168 pages
- The Joy of the Holy: Saint Seraphim of Sarov and Orthodox Spiritual Life
- Harry M. Boosalis
- 07 February 2019 Harry M. Boosalis