Icon of Saint Isaac the Syrian / St. Isaac of Nineveh

This website provides information on Saint Isaac the Syrian, also known as Saint Isaac of Nineveh. St. Isaac is today honoured as one of the most outstanding writers on the inner life throughout Christian history.
"Blessed is the man who knows his weakness. This knowledge becomes for him the foundation and the beginning [of his coming] unto all good and beautiful things."
   - Homily 8 (as translated by A.J. Wensinck)
Isaacthesyrian.com is maintained by a simple reader who hopes that this compilation of resources is useful to others seekers captured by the beauty and depth of Christian spirituality and mysticism. Please contact me with feedback and suggestions. Last update: April 29th, 2006.