Christian Perfection

by Scott D. Hendricks

The greatest and most perfect thing a man may desire to attain is to come near to God and dwell in union with Him.

~ from The Unseen Warfare

E. Kadloubovsky and G. E. H. Palmer, trans., Unseen Warfare: The Spiritual Combat & Path to Paradise of Lorenzo Scupoli edited by Nicodemus of the Holy Mountain & revised by Theophan the Recluse (Crestwood: St Vladimir’s Seminary Press, n.d.), 77.