“Saint Dorotheos of Gaza is the ideal master to introduce us into the rich spiritual universe of the deserts of Egypt, Palestine, and Syria. Most of us will be able to. Discourses and Sayings. Front Cover. Saint Dorotheus (of Gaza). Cistercian Publications, Jan Bibliographic information. QR code for Discourses and Sayings. Mon, 31 Oct GMT dorotheos of gaza discourses and pdf -. Discourses and Sayings. (Cistercian. Studies). [Dorotheos of Gaza.

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Maria Miki rated it it was amazing Aug 28, Re-reading a 6th century classic by a Palestinian monk. Trivia About Dorotheos of Gaza Cistercian Studies Series 1 – 10 of 30 books. No trivia or quizzes yet. HowdyDave rated it it was amazing Aug 14, To ask other dorotheps questions about Dorotheos of Gazaplease sign up.


Books by Dorotheus of Gaza. This collection of sayings and stories from Dorotheos of Gaza, while often miraculous in nature, also tells the story of his very human side as well. Account Options Sign in.

His genial A shrewd observer, a master psychologist, an accomplished raconteur, Dorotheos is also a learned man with a prodigious capacity for assimilating in an organized harmony the wisdom of his precedessors in the saings of the Spirit. If someone wants to give alms he obstructs it through avarice or procrastination. Kenneth Busiere rated it it was amazing Apr 15, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

He is called ‘enemy’ because he is a hater of men, one who hates what is good, a traitor; an ‘adversary’, because he always puts obstacles in the way of saying. While many other ancient biographies of the desert fathers paint them in a picture that is oftentimes too perfect to be related to by modern readers.

Dorotheos of Gaza: Discourses and Sayings

Yet he is far more interested in humbly serving his brethren than in discoursing about the recondite aspects of the hescyhast experience.


Other books in the series. This book is excellent for catechumens and people interested in the Orthodox Church as well as those who are already baptized. A pearl of the Orthodox patristic tradition.

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