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The Way of a Pilgrim (and The Pilgrim Continues His Way)
The Way of a Pilgrim - and The Pilgrim Continues His Way Author:tr. by R.M. French Written by an anonymous Russian Christian, the original manuscript for 'The Way of a Pilgrim' and its sequel 'The Pilgrim Continues His Way', came into the hands of a monk on Mount Athos in the nineteenth century and was first published in 1884. These chronicles follow the author as he travels through the mid-nineteenth century Russia and Siber... more »ia, visiting monasteries and the shrines of the saints in order to "pray without ceasing". His journey leads him to a 'starets', a Russian spiritual master who teaches his the spiritual discipline as the Jesus Prayer - the uninterrupted mantra-like invocation of the name of Jesus. This extraordinary account brings to the West the soul of Eastern Christianity.
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