19) Hesychasm was a "mystical tradition based on monological prayer" such as the Jesus Prayer, as well as knowledge of mystical and ascetic texts based on the writings of the Athonite
monk Gregory Palamas (1296-1359).
Mylonas, "Le plan initial du catholicon de la Grande-Lavra au Mont-Athos et la genese du type du catholicon athonite
," Cahiers archeologiques 32 (1984): 89-112.
Two MSS - Y, a ninth-century Athonite
uncial, and Q, a twelfth-century Parisian MS - represent the earliest form of the collection extant in Greek, for they lack the quotations from Abba Isaiah mentioned above.
Regnault 1992: 34) It is Jesus Himself--as father Leontios, a 19th century Athonite
ascetic, said--who practiced obedience to the elderly Joseph and His Mother.
7:3), and in more recent times Silouan the Athonite
(who died in 1938) wrote, "The saints embrace the whole world with their love.
s personal experience of conversion to the Orthodox Church and pilgrimage to the monastic republic of Mount Athos, and informed alike by the profound ascetic history and theology of the monastic and hesychast traditions, the book opens with a chapter describing the encounter of a young French philosopher with a contemporary Athonite
They learn not to despair even if their minds are in hell, as Siluoan the Athonite
might put it.
In the heart of Greece, but also in the Ecumenical Patriarchate, the Athonite
community enjoys a special position in Orthodoxy and in the world and its own "canons" are insurmountable.
Brought up in a socialist, atheist French family, Clement converted to Orthodoxy through meeting with Russian theologian Vladimir Lossky and a number of Athonite
Flowers: Seven Contemporary Essays on the Spiritual Life.
Euro-deputies were not concerned that the abolition of this ancient tradition would inevitably lead to the destruction of the centuries-old Athonite
way of monastic life: their only priority was the compliance or non-compliance of religious communities with norms created by them, which they regard as "universally accepted.