The Ladder of Divine Ascent

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Written by St. John Climacus, it is a guide - initially for monastics but soon to all of the faithful - on avoiding vice and practicing virtue so that at the end, salvation can be obtained. It is one of the most highly influential and important works used by the Church as far as guiding the faithful to a God-centered life, second only to Holy Scripture.