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The Journals of Father Alexander Schmemann: 1973-1983

$26.00

The Journals of Father Alexander Schmemann: 1973-1983

$26.00
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006019
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Item No. 006019

by Fr Alexander Schmemann

A number of years have passed since Fr Alexander Schmemann's untimely death on December 13, 1983 at the age of sixty-three. Fr Schmemann was known for his many-faceted and eloquent gifts as preacher, professor and priest. His insight into contemporary culture, church life and liturgical celebration left an indelible mark on generations of Christians.

These journals offer insight into the quiet, intimate side of his life. They witness the magnitude of his heart, his absolute humanity. Translated and edited by his wife, the abridged journals reveal his recollections and experiences and record his formative creative thought on all manner of subjects.

Fr Schmemann writes, "The meaning of this journal is not so much a desire to record events, but a kind of visit into myself." They record, often with brutal honesty, his impatience and frustration with himself and events, but above all, his liberation and freedom "in Christ and His Church." We see a life replete with the effort to call people to live "higher and more openly," to become restored human beings. His love of God, deep faith and reverent love of family serve as an endless wellspring shaping his person. Reading these journals, we are inspired, enlivened and renewed.

About the Author: Father Alexander Schmemann (?1983) was a prolific writer, brilliant lecturer, and dedicated pastor. Former dean and professor of liturgical theology at St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary, his insight into contemporary culture and liturgical celebration left an indelible mark on the Christian community worldwide.

 

Author: Fr Alexander Schmemann

Format: Paperback

Dimensions: 6 X 9 inches

Page Length: 432 pages

Publisher: Other

AFP SKU: 006019

Retail Price: $26.00

 

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