Blessed Elder Gabriel Dionysiatis (1886-1983): Remarkable Confessor and Spiritual Guide, Profound Analyst of twentieth century society, Inspiring Writer on many vital topics, and for forty years Abbot of the Monastery of Dionysiou at the Holy Mountain of Athos. A comprehensive account of his Life, Character, Thought, and Works.
“This true man of God, Gabriel Dionysiatis, was born in 1886, in the mountain village of Mesenikola in the province of Karditsa, Thessaly. At Holy Baptism he was given the name of Georgios, 'George.' His surname was Kazasis. In his mid-twenties, at the time of his monastic tonsure, his name was changed from Georgios to Gabriel.” —“Chapter 1: The Life of Blessed Gabriel”
PREFACE LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS VALUE OF READING LIVES OF SAINTS THE LIFE OF BLESSED GABRIEL MY MEETINGS WITH BLESSED GABRIEL WRITINGS OF FATHER GABRIEL REVIEWS OF THE ELDER'S BOOKS 1. New Evergetinos 2. Lausaïkon of the Holy Mountain 3. The Voice of One Crying from the Wilderness 4. Malthusianism 5. Reminiscences and Nostalgias 6. The Holy Monastery of Dionysiou at the Holy Mountain 7. The Monastic Life According to the Holy Fathers 8. Guide of the Confessor and the Confessant 9. Spiritual Counsels 10. Byzantine Churches at the Holy Mountain SELECTED TEXTS FROM THE WRITINGS OF BLESSED GABRIEL 1. God 2. Man 3. Care of the Soul 4. Fasting 5. Confession 6. Prayer 7. Humility 8. Faith 9. Hope 10. Love 11. Chastity 12. Marriage and Celibacy 13. Passions and Monasticism 14. The Clergy 15. Education 16. Saint Gregory Palamas 17. Photios Kontoglou 18. The Innovation of Immaculate Conception 19. The Calendar Innovation 20. Ecumenism 21. The Holy Mountain SPIRITUAL INVOCATION BY ELDER GABRIEL BIBLIOGRAPHY INDEX OF PROPER NAMES INDEX OF SUBJECTS
Item Number: BKC013 Publication Data: Belmont, MA: Institute for Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, 1999 Format: softcover Number of Pages: 238 Dimensions (l × w × h): 21.6 cm × 13.8 cm × 1.7 cm Additional Information: black-and-white illustrations ISBN: 1‒884729‒48‒7