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  • The Blessed Surgeon

    The Blessed Surgeon $17.95

    Already in it's third edition of The Blessed Surgeon: The Life of Saint Luke, Archbishop of Simferopol has arrived from the printer. Divine Ascent Press published the first edition back in 2001. This inspiring biography of a...

  • The Divine Liturgy- A Commentary in Light of the Fathers

    The Divine Liturgy- A Commentary in Light of the Fathers $35.00

    Imported from Greece "The Divine Liturgy" was first published in Greece in 1982 (by the theological journal ‘Synaxi’) since when it has been continuously in print and there have been four new editions. From 1993...

  • The Feasts of the Lord

    The Feasts of the Lord $50.00

    Imported from Greece. A wonderful introduction to the Twelve Great Feasts of the Church year, in which the author analyzes how each feast relates to the life of Christ and to our own deification.   Title: TheFeasts...

  • The Hidden Man of the Heart

    The Hidden Man of the Heart $20.00

    The Hidden Man of the Heart consists of a series of presentations on the place of the heart in the spiritual life of the Christian, with special reference to the writings of St. Silouan the Athonite (1866-1938) Elder...

  • The Jesus Prayer: The Ancient Desert Prayer that Tunes the Heart to God

    The Jesus Prayer: The Ancient Desert Prayer that Tunes the Heart to God $17.00

    In the earliest centuries of faith, Christians in the deserts of Palestine and Africa sought a short prayer that could be easily repeated, in order to acquire the habit of “prayer without ceasing.” The result was...

  • The Life in Christ by St. Nicholas Cabasilas

    The Life in Christ $18.00

    The Life in Christ by St. Nicholas Cabasilas is a remarkable product of Byzantium's last great flowering of theology. At a time when secular humanism was increasingly asserting man's complete autonomy, Cabasilas proclaimed...

  • The Mystery of the Wonderworker of Ostrog

    The Mystery of the Wonderworker of Ostrog $48.00

    The Mystery of the Wonderworker of Ostrog tells the story of the transformation of a modern-day Serbian youth, Mladjen, from the depths of despair to a life of faith and spiritual enlightenment. Mladjen is mystically called...

  • The Northern Thebaid

    The Nothern Thebaid $17.00

    The Egyptian Thebaid was the place of ascetic struggle for the first among monastic Fathers, St. Anthony the Great, along with thousands of monks and nuns who followed. The Northern Thebaid - the Russian "desert" of the...

  • The Person in the Orthodox Tradition

    The Person in the Orthodox Tradition $44.50

    Imported from Greece. The aim of this book is to study the person in the light of Orthodox theology, drawing upon the teachings of the Holy Fathers. Chapters include: The Human Person According to the Holy Fathers; The...

  • The Prayers of St. Isaac the Syrian

    The Prayers of St. Isaac the Syrian: 2nd Edition $5.95

    A wonderfully organized prayer book featuring prayers by St. Isaac the Syrian, a 7th century saint of the Orthodox Church. Translated by Sebastian Brock and adapted to modern English by the Brotherhood of the Monastery of St...

  • The Sacred in Life and Art

    The Sacred in Life and Art $22.50

    We are becoming increasingly aware that the forms of our life and art — of our modern civilization generally — have over the last few centuries been characterized by the progressive loss of precisely that sense...

  • The Soul After Death

    The Soul After Death $9.95

    What happens to the soul when it leaves the body at death? What is its state from then until the Last Judgement? Do the numerous present-day books on life after death give any real answers to these questions, or are they...

  • The Unknown Pilgrim

    The Unknown Pilgrim $4.97

    A pilgrimage is a manifestation of an inner journey, often referred to as an allegory of the soul's journey to God. On this journey the pilgrim perceives the gap between what he should be and what he really is. Rene Gothoni,...

  • The Watchful Mind

    The Watchful Mind $16.50

    Written by an anonymous priest-monk living in asceticism on the Holy Mountain of Athos, The Watchful Mind is the fruit of a life of deep prayer. The unknown writer was a hesychast a practitioner of stillness and the Jesus...

  • The Winter Pascha

    The Winter Pascha: Readings for the Christmas and Epiphany Season $18.00

    When the winter begins to make way into the Northern World, the Church of Christ begins to celebrate 'a splendid three-day Pascha.' Thus Father Thomas Hopko begins the first of forty meditations for the season of Advent,...

  • Thoughts for Each Day of the Year- Saint Theophan the Recluse

    Thoughts for Each Day of the Year- Saint Theophan the Recluse $20.00

    Saint Theophan the Recluse (1815–1894) was one of the most prolific and beloved spiritual writers of nineteenth-century Russia. His works, which comprise over twenty volumes, include such classics as The Path to...

  • A Timeline of the Eastern Orthodox Church

    Timeline of the Eastern Orthodox Church $17.50

    The story of the Eastern Christian Churches in the first millennium is a fascinating and complex tale of political intrigue, cultural transformation, theological disputes and missionary endeavors. The Churches in the East,...

  • Treasure-house of Mysteries: Explorations of the Sacred Text through Poetry in the Syriac Tradition

    Treasure-house of Mysteries: Explorations of the Sacred Text through Poetry in the Syriac Tradition $24.00

    Why was Cain's sacrifice rejected, but Abel's accepted? How did Joseph react when he came home and found Mary with child? Questions such as these served as the starting points for St Ephrem and other poets of the early...

  • We Shall See Him As He Is

    We Shall See Him As He Is $15.00

    "Now at the close of my life I have decided to talk to my brethren of things I would not have ventured to utter earlier, counting it unseemly...." Thus wrote Archimandrite Sophrony, then ninety-two years old, in We Shall...

  • Wisdom from Mt. Athos

    Wisdom from Mount Athos: The Writings of Staretz Silouan $14.00

    Staretz, or "elder", is a title given to Orthodox monks of particular spiritual development. Staretz Silouan (later glorified as a saint by the Orthodox Church) was a Russian peasant whose only formal education consisted of...