Out of stock
Sebastian Brock (Translator)
In the last fifty years there has been notable renewal of interest in this seventh-century master of the ascetic life. A long-neglected manuscript has now been recognised as the work of Saint Isaac, owing chiefly to the scholarly investigations of Dr Sebastian Brock, and is gradually being made available to English readers.
The present selection of short sayings, with a valuable introduction, is part of the fruit of Dr Brock’s work. The content is eminently practical. Each sentence targets the reader’s attention with an often startling truth and holds the mind steadily in its light. Saint Isaac’s vivid use of images drawn directly from nature, husbandry and general human experience dispenses with the need for commentary or interpretation. The sayings are themselves powerful enough to move the heart to penitence and prayer. — Backcover
To place an order, please call us or send us an email.
Payment can be made over the phone with credit card or via electronic funds transfer. We accept Mastercard and Visa.
We do not retain or share your personal information with any outside parties.