Mysteries Of The Jesus Prayer retraces the steps of 6th century Christian pilgrims, taking us to the sites which still function as places of inner stillness today. The documentary takes theologians Dr. Norris J. Chumley and Rev. John A. McGuckin to Egypt, Greece, Romania, Ukraine, and Russia as they attempt to trace the origins of Christian monastic life.
Discover the ancient and powerful Jesus Prayer in this spiritual adventure of a lifetime. Known by generations of eastern Christians, this mystical prayer has been in use since the Apostles, but remains largely unknown in the west.
For the first time on film, desert hermits, monks and nuns reveal the simple prayer, bringing us into their private cells, caves and sanctuaries in the Middle East, Mediterranean, Eastern Europe and Russia.