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The Monastic Magnet

Roads to and from Mount Athos

René Gothóni and Graham Speake

Contents: René Gothóni/Graham Speake: Introduction – Rosemary Morris: Where did the early Athonite monks come from? – Alice-Mary Talbot: Holy Men of Mount Athos – Ismo Pellikka: Monasteries as Bridges between Athos, Russia, and Karelia – Father Symeon: Mount Athos: A Centre of Pilgrimage – René Gothóni: Pilgrimage as Dialogue – Marco Toti: The Inner Dimension of Pilgrimage to Mount Athos – Graham Speake: The Way of a Pilgrim on Mount Athos – Nicholas Fennell: Parfeny Aggeev and Russian Pilgrimage to Mount Athos – Kallistos Ware: Two British Pilgrims to the Holy Mountain: Gerald Palmer and Philip Sherrard – Graham Speake: Angels of Peace: Encountering the Elders of Athos – Nikolaos Hatzinikolaou: Mount Athos: The Highest Place on Earth.