Athos : Travels on the Holy Mountain - Matthew Spencer
Product DescriptionAthos : Travels on the Holy Mountain - Matthew Spencer
114 pages - Softcover
The story of the author's journey around the Holy Mountain of Athos, combining travel writing, history and spiritual reflection. Of all the holy places of the Orthodox Churches Mount Athos is the holiest. This book uncovers some of the monastic rituals and origins of the monks' way of life. Matthew Spencer has a keen eye and his writing reveals his eagerness to embrace something of this Greek peninsula as it is.