A Christian Ending
A handbook for burial in the ancient Christian tradition.From the Foreward of the book:
"How should Christian people prepare for death, their own and that of loved ones? No question can be more important than this, since...
A Life Pleasing to God
St Basil the Great (330-379) is one of the most important figures in Christian history and a theologian and spiritual teacher of ecumenical significance. At a time when the sources of their riche spiritual heritage are being...
A Visual Catechism of the Orthodox Church
"A Visual Catechism" is a book written in an original way, which offers essential information to young children and those wishing to come to the Orthodox Church and be baptised. In a simple and concise manner it communicates...
Athanasius: The Life of St Anthony and the Letter to Marcellinus
St. Athanasius was a major figure of 14th-century Christendom. As the Bishop of Alexandria, spiritual master and theologian, he led the Church in its battle against the Arian heresy. Athanasius' The Life of Antony is one of...
Bearers of the Spirit: Spiritual Fatherhood in Romanian Orthodoxy
Christians in various western traditions are re-discovering spiritual direction. Yet many have little experience of the living tradition of spiritual fatherhood. The book sets out to learn how Orthodox Christians understand...
Becoming Human: Meditations on Christian Anthropology in Word and Image
"'In the Church we are still on the road to Emmaus', says Fr John Behr. This is just one of the many striking phrases in this short but far-sighted book. Fr John has the precious gift of expressing profound truths in simple...
Christ Is in Our Midst: Letters from a Russian Monk
Mankind has become so earthbound! People have quite forgotten that this life of ours is the path to eternity and a preparation for it: they get excited and worked up in this vale of tears. You meet very few with whom you can...
Coming Home is a collection of stories of personal journies made by Protestant pastors from their colleges and churches to a new home in the ancient Orthodox Church, a phenomenon that the editors deem a growing trend...
Do You Know Yourself?
Why do so many of us good Christians find our spiritual progress blocked? What can we do about the unconscious neurotic tendencies that warp our relations with others? How can we let go of the idealized image we have of...
Dorotheos of Gaza: Discourses and Sayings
No text I know renders the ascetic spirit more accessible to the modern reader' -- Religious Studies Review
A genial and insightful sixth-century monk, 'Dorotheos lets us glimpse a little of the life in his distant time and...
Elder Sergei of Vanves: Life and Teachings
Elder Sergei of Vanves was one of the most charismatic figures in 20th-century Western Europe, yet until now, little if anything has been written about him in English. He was a man in whom the holy traditions of Old Valaam...
Encountering the Mystery: Understanding Orthodox Christianity Today
As Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, Bartholomew I is the symbol of unity for the self-governing national and ethnic Orthodox Christian churches throughout the world. He is well known for his commitment to protecting...
Entering the Orthodox Church
Imported from Greece
A catechism for adult converts to Orthodoxy by the renowned theologian, Metropolitan Hierotheos of Nafpaktos. Lays out succinctly the Patristic teachings on Christ, salvation, baptism, and Christian...
God's Revelation to the Human Heart
“When conversion takes place, the process of revelation occurs in a very simple way—a person is in need, he suffers, and then somehow the other world opens up. The more you are in suffering and difficulties and...
In church or at home, the Great Horologion is indispensable for the divine services.
The Daily Cycle of Services: their structure and fixed hymns and prayers
Over 500 concise accounts of Saints' Lives, including...
Guidance Toward Spiritual Life: Answers to the Questions of Disciples
With the practical aim of guiding the brothers at his monastery in the wilderness of northern California, Fr. Seraphim Rose set out to select and translate these counsels of Saints Barsanuphius the Great and John the...
His Life is Mine
Contemplation, prayer, spirituality these words have become popular in our day among those despairing at the banality and emptiness of the contemporary scene. But popular as well are a myriad of pseudo-spiritualities, each...
In the Eyes of Your Creator
Many of the ills of our society can be traced to the sense of worthlessness that afflicts so many people today. If we only understood in the depths of our being how valuable we are in the eyes of our Creator, we could learn...
In the Heart of the Desert: The Spirituality of the Desert Fathers and Mothers
Father John's inspiring introduction to the spirituality of the Desert Fathers and Mothers brings their words to life for the modern reader. These key figures of the early church chose lives of hardship and solitude, where...
Letters to a Beginner on Giving One's Life to God
This book was so popular and beneficial for those leading a spiritual life in pre-Revolutionary Russia that it was reprinted several times and distributed to all monasteries, sketes, and many parishes. It was a main...
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