#274 – Saint Isaac of Syria and the Love of God

The holiness of Saint Isaac of Syria, also known as Saint Isaac of Nineveh, transcends the divisions between the Orthodox, Catholic, Coptic and Assyrian Churches. His words describing the great love that God has for all of His creation have inspired Christians everywhere.

Links:
Selections from the writings of Saint Issac
Prayer in the writings of Saint Issac the Syrian
The theology of Saint Isaac the Syrian
Website devoted to Saint Isaac the Syrian

Sources:
Alfeyev, Hilarion. The Spiritual World of Isaac the Syrian. Cistercian Studies Series no. 175. Kalamazoo, Mich: Cistercian Publications, 2000.
The Ascetical Homilies of Saint Isaac the Syrian. Boston, Mass: The Holy Transfiguration Monastery, 1984.
Hagman, Patrik. The Asceticism of Isaac of Nineveh. Oxford Early Christian Studies. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.
The Wisdom of St. Isaac of Nineveh. 1st Gorgias Press ed. Texts from Christian Late Antiquity v. 1. Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias Press, 2006.

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