‘St John Climacus of Sinai and the Ladder of Spiritual Ascent in Iconography’ – Dr Elena Ene D-Vasilescu from Matheson Trust on Vimeo.
A pictorial exploration of this formative text for Orthodox monasticism, the work of ‘St John of the Ladder’, Abbot of St Catherine’s monastery, Sinai in the late sixth century. (The Ladder of Divine Ascent)
This film was made possible with the support of The Matheson Trust.
Filmed at the St. Theosevia Centre for Christian Spirituality, Oxford. 6th November, 2010.
Part of the “Drawing from the Wellsprings of the Desert” lecture series. Dr Elena Ene D-Vasilescu and Revd Dr Liz Carmichael