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Metropolitan Kallistos Ware

Photo of Metropolitan Kallistos WareThe Most Reverend Metropolitan Kallistos (Ware) of Diokleia is an English bishop within the Greek Orthodox Church. He contributed the foreword to In the Heart of the Desert, Revised: The Spirituality of the Desert Fathers and Mothers by Fr. John Chyssavgis.

Born in England in 1934, he was Spalding Lecturer of Eastern Orthodox Studies at the University of Oxford from 1966 until his retirement in 2001. Throughout his life he has been an internationally recognized author and translator of Orthodox texts. His most popular works include The Orthodox Church and The Orthodox Way, and his translation of the Philokalia with G.E.H. Palmer and Philip Sherrard.

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