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Blessed Elder Philotheos Zervakos (1884—1980): Remarkable Confessor and Spiritual Guide, Vigorous Defender of the Orthodox Christian Faith, Itinerant Preacher, Illuminating Writer, and for half a century Abbot of the Holy Monastery of Longovarda on Paros. A comprehensive account of his Life, Character, Thought, and Works.

   
By Constantine Cavarnos

Volume 11 of Modern Orthodox Saints

“I first met Father Philotheos Zervakos in Athens in 1952. We met at the offices of 'Astir' Publishing Company, which had published several of his books. Alexandros Papademetriou, president of this publishing house, introduced me to him. What particularly impressed me as we sat down by a round table in the bookstore of 'Astir' at 10 Lycourgou Street, near Omonoia Square, was his sheer presence and the way he spoke. He radiated great kindness and gentleness, serenity and a quiet cheerfulness. His speech was wholly untainted by affectation, anger, bitterness, anxiety, or other passion.”
—“Chapter 1: My Meetings with Blessed Philotheos”

CONTENTS

PREFACE
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
VALUE OF READING LIVES OF SAINTS
MY MEETINGS WITH BLESSED PHILOTHEOS
THE LIFE OF BLESSED PHILOTHEOS
MIRACLES OF THE ELDER
WRITINGS OF FATHER PHILOTHEOS
REVIEWS OF THE BOOKS AND PAMPHLETS OF BLESSED PHILOTHEOS
ELDER PHILOTHEOS ON ST. NECTARIOS, HIS SPIRITUAL FATHER
ELDER PHILOTHEOS ON PAPADIAMANTIS, HIS TEACHER OF SACRED MUSIC
ELDER PHILOTHEOS ON KONTOGLOU, HIS SPIRITUAL SON
SELECTED PASSAGES FROM THE ELDER’S WRITINGS
NOTES
BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX OF PROPER NAMES
INDEX OF SUBJECTS

Item Number: BKC011
Publication Data: Belmont, MA: Institute for Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, 2011
Format: softcover
Number of Pages: 240
Dimensions (l × w × h): 21.6 cm × 13.8 cm × 1.4 cm
Additional Information: black-and-white illustrations
ISBN: 978‒0‒914744‒94‒8

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