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Author: Marii︠a︡, matʹ; Richard Pevear; Larissa Volokhonsky
Publisher: Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, ©2003.
Series: Modern spiritual masters series.
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"Mother Maria Skobtsova (1891-1945) has emerged as one of the most fascinating religious figures of the twentieth century. As an Orthodox nun in Paris her home was at once a soup kitchen for the needy, a center for the renewal of Orthodox thought, and - under Nazi occupation - a haven for the rescue of Jews. For the latter cause she ended her life in a concentration camp. Like Dorothy Day, her writings reflect her  Read more...
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Marii︠a︡, matʹ, 1891-1945.
Mother Maria Skobtsova.
Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, ©2003
(OCoLC)606927723
Named Person: Marii︠a︡, matʹ; Marii︠a︡, matʹ
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marii︠a︡, matʹ; Richard Pevear; Larissa Volokhonsky
ISBN: 1570754365 9781570754364
OCLC Number: 49610914
Description: 192 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Mother Maria of Paris / Jim Forest 13 --
1. The Second Gospel Commandment 45 --
2. On the Imitation of the Mother of God 61 --
3. The Mysticism of Human Communion 75 --
4. The Cross and the Hammer-and-Sickle 84 --
5. Toward a New Monasticism I: At the Heart of the World 90 --
6. Toward a New Monasticism II: Love without Limits 96 --
7. The Poor in Spirit 104 --
8. Under the Sign of Our Time 107 --
9. A Justification of Pharisaism 116 --
10. Insight in Wartime 126 --
11. Types of Religious Life 140.
Series Title: Modern spiritual masters series.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: translated from the Russian by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky ; introduction by Jim Forest.

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"Mother Maria Skobtsova (1891-1945) has emerged as one of the most fascinating religious figures of the twentieth century. As an Orthodox nun in Paris her home was at once a soup kitchen for the needy, a center for the renewal of Orthodox thought, and - under Nazi occupation - a haven for the rescue of Jews. For the latter cause she ended her life in a concentration camp. Like Dorothy Day, her writings reflect her deep commitment to the gospel mandate that unites love of God and love of neighbor."--Jacket.

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