A Collection of Letters to Nuns by Elder Anatoly of Optina

Item: C111

Saint Anatoly (Zertsalov) of Optina was a contemporary and disciple of Saint Amvrossy, and later a co-laborer with him in the work of spiritual guidance. His letters of direction contain a wealth of useful instruction for anyone seeking the spiritual life, and are permeated with captivating simplicity, sincerity and humor. Includes a complete biography of the Elder, a glossary and an index to the letters.Translated from the Russian by the Holy Nativity Convent. Paperback, 308 pages.