The stories of Fr Arseny and his work in the Soviet prison camps have captured the minds and hearts of readers all over the world. In this second volume readers will find additional narratives about Fr Arseny newly translated from the most recent Russian edition. These short stories about the life and impact of Fr Arseny during the cruel oppression of the Soviet years are vivid, stirring and ultimately inspiring. Readers who were moved by Volume 1 will be grateful that a Volume II about his remarkable life has been added.
Anyway who enjoyed the original Father Arseny will be grateful that the editors saw fit to publish a follow up. A Cloud of Witnesses continues the compelling, human, inspiring story of Fr Arseny and the various tales of his spiritual children and the tender, loving and wise way he shepherded them through the godless Communism of the Soviet era. The stories are endlessly fascinating and compelling and show in real force how unique and necessary the role of the spiritual father is in the Orthodox Church.