Markides, Kyriacos ( - )

Genre: Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction - Scholarly

Kyriacos C. Markides was born and raised on the island of Cyprus. He received his Ph.D. from Wayne State University (1970) and has been teaching sociology at the University of Maine since the 1970's. For the last 20 years, he has been concentrating his research on Christian mystics, healers, miracle workers and monastics around the world.

Selected Titles

  • The Magus of Strovolos: The Extraordinary World of a Spiritual Healer (1985)
  • Fire in the Heart: Healers, Sages, and Mystics (1990)
  • Riding with the Lion: In Search of Mystical Christianity (1995)
  • The Mountain of Silence: A Search for Orthodox Spirituality (2001)
  • Gifts of the Desert: The Forgotten Path of Christian Spirituality (2005)
  • Inner river: a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Christian Spirituality (2012)