St, Symeon 'the New Theologian' was a Tenth-Century Greek monk and abbot of St Mamas monastery in Constantinople. Cherished among his numerous mystical writings are his Hymns, which are of timeless value to Orthodox Christians around the world. Divine Eros: Hymns of Saint Symeon, the New theologian offer the insightful spiritual reflections of Symeon's relationship to God and to the Holy Spirit in light of Scripture and the traditions of Church Fathers. These are well suited for devotional reading and made all the more meaningful by the beauty of their expression.
About the Popular Patristics Series The Popular Patristics series published by St. Vladimir's Seminary Press provides readable and accurate translations of a broad range of early Christian literature to a wide audience--from students of Christian history to lay Christians reading for spiritual benefit.
Recognized Patristic scholars provide short but comprehensive and clear introductory essays according to their specializations for each volume.
Texts include classics of Christian literature, thematic volumes, homily collections, letters, spiritual guidance, and poetical works from a wide variety geographical contexts and historical backgrounds. The purpose of the series is to mine the riches of the early church and to make these invaluable writings available to all.
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