cloak Elijah gave to Elisha is a tangible sign of the passing on of mission.
Elisha precisely takes on this mission and enriches it with traces of his
own personality. This is what Tradition is: the handing down of the living
divine-human contents the Church that have been gathered in spiritual liberty
and creativity. Presented here are texts fundamental to eastern Christianity.
Each text is accompanied by an introduction that helps show the link between
spiritual tradition and the idea of an undivided Church.