Symeon the New Theologian: The Theological and Practical Treatises and the Three Theological Discourses
Translated, with an introduction, by Fr. Paul John McGuckin
Transforming evagrian hesychia, with its insistence on absolute solitude, Symeon lived as the spiritual father of a bustling monastery in the very heart of Constantinople. Yet his works became, two centuries after his death, perhaps the most important inspiration for Athonite heyschasm.