Over the last five years, John Farina has been studying the Orthodox Christian prayer practice called hesychasm. His research has taken him from the great monasteries of Mt. Athos in Greece to the forests of Romanian, from learned monks to lone hermit mystics. Watch here for a twenty-two minute film he has produced on his work that takes the form of a temoinage to this ancient practice that has survived wars, invasions, and Communist oppression.
March 07, 2019