Metropolitan Kallistos Ware on the Jesus Prayer

Metropolitan Kallistos Ware on the Jesus Prayer

A distinctive spiritual practice in Orthodox Christianity is the constant repetition of the “Jesus Prayer”: Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy upon me, a sinner. St. Theophan the Recluse, a popular spiritual writer in 19th century Russia, wrote: The practice of the Jesus Prayer is simple. Stand before...

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