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By Gleb Pokrovsky, Andrew Harvey

The vintage of Russian spirituality—now with facing-page
commentary that illuminates and explains the text.

The method of a Pilgrim is the undying account of an nameless wanderer who set out on a trip throughout nineteenth-century Russia with not anything yet a backpack, a few bread, and a Bible, with a burning wish to study the genuine that means of the phrases of St. Paul: "Pray with no ceasing." during this thoroughly obtainable new abridgment, the entire phrases and references are defined for you--with fascinating insights into elements of the textual content which are frequently now not on hand to the final reader.

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