Father Arseny, 1893-1973: Priest, Prisoner, Spiritual Father: Being the Narratives Compiled by the Servant of God Alexander Concerning His Spiritual Father

Father Arseny, 1893-1973: Priest, Prisoner, Spiritual Father: Being the Narratives Compiled by the Servant of God Alexander Concerning His Spiritual Father

Gives stirring glimpses of Fr Arseny's life in a Soviet prison camp and tells the stories of whose lives were transfigured through their connection with him.

Title:Father Arseny, 1893-1973: Priest, Prisoner, Spiritual Father: Being the Narratives Compiled by the Servant of God Alexander Concerning His Spiritual Father
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780881411805
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    Father Arseny, 1893-1973: Priest, Prisoner, Spiritual Father: Being the Narratives Compiled by the Servant of God Alexander Concerning His Spiritual Father Reviews

  • Stephanie

    Fr. Arseny survived the upheaval and cruelty of Soviet Russia and the unbearably inhumane prison life only to shine with the beauty of God's grace, touching the lives of so many; healing, loving, help...

  • Ramˇn S.

    This book is wonderful,fascinating, lovely, powerful, beautiful.One of the best books I have ever read. If you want to be touched deeply in your soul. Read it!!! Father Arseny, pray for us sinners!!!...

  • Nicole.platte

    A truly miraculous book. Read it again and again. Read it to the kids. Fr. Arseny was an Orthodox Priest in the early to mid-20th century who spent several years in a Communist Death Camp. He prayed u...

  • Quiescence

    A must read for everyone, no matter how religious/pious they are. This is a book that leaves a deep trail in one's heart and mind. I cannot convey in any way the emotions I went through while reading ...

  • Tony

    This is a beautiful complement to the grimmer work of Solzhenitsyn and others, coming as it does from a well of deep faith. Father Arseny's saintly self-sacrifice--not in a heroic single moment, but i...

  • Rachael

    This is one of the best books I have ever read. What an inspiration, what a push toward God it has been for me. Beautiful.Pray for us, Father Arseny!...

  • mRizk

    It feels wrong to rate this book. It is simply a must read and an encounter with Father Arseny himself. ItÔÇÖs made me feel like I could now be one of his spiritual children. ...

  • Isaiah the Ox

    This is not a perfect book but I don't know how I couldn't rate it five stars. I read this book slowly but I am so glad I did. I learned so much from Father Arseny, many times I would put the book dow...

  • Brianna

    Can I give it more than five stars? I'm not even sure how to review this. It was compelling, convicting, and just... I really want to say that everyone needs to read it, but then, I honestly don't kno...

  • Paul

    This book is a bit rambling and I made my way through the first half in fits and starts, but to say it's a slow read is to miss the point - it's just a book you take at its pace rather than your own. ...