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Book: On the Invocation of the Name of JesusBook: On the Invocation of the Name of JesusBy A Monk of the Eastern Church, the pseudonym of Fr. Lev Gillet. For those interested in learning about the Jesus Prayer.
Book: On the Lord's PrayerBook: On the Lord's PrayerThe Popular Patristics series published by St. Vladimir's Seminary Press provides readable and accurate translations of a broad range of early Christian literature to a wide audience--from students of Christian history to lay Christians reading for spiritual benefit.
Book: On the Passion of our Lord Jesus ChristBook: On the Passion of our Lord Jesus Christ
Book: One Flesh: Salvation through Marriage in the Orthodox ChurchBook: One Flesh: Salvation through Marriage in the Orthodox ChurchAbout the Author: Archpriest Lawrence Farley is the pastor of St. Herman of Alaska Orthodox Church (OCA) in Langley, B.C., Canada. He received his B.A. from Trinity College, Toronto, and his M.Div. from Wycliffe College, Toronto. A former Anglican priest, he converted to Orthodoxy in 1985 and studied for two years at St. Tikhon’s Orthodox Seminary in Pennsylvania. In addition to the Orthodox Bible Companion Series, he has also published Let Us Attend, The Christian Old Testament, Following Egeria, A Daily Calendar of Saints, and many more titles.
Book: Orthodox Christianity, by Metropolitan HilarionBook: Orthodox Christianity, by Metropolitan HilarionAlfeyev carefully connects the dots---showing how theology is based on liturgy and art (including icons, singing, and architecture); ascetic practice and personal piety arise from theology; both, in turn, shape the moral and social teachings of the church concerning other confessions, religions, and the outside world. 350 pages, softcover.
Book: Orthodox Feasts of Jesus Christ and the Virgin Mary, by Hugh WybrewBook: Orthodox Feasts of Jesus Christ and the Virgin Mary, by Hugh WybrewHugh Wybrew is an Anglican priest who has studied Orthodoxy for many years. He is Vicar of St Mary Magdalen, Oxford. He was previously Dean of St George's Anglican Cathedral in Jerusalem, where he was in close contact with Eastern churches. He is also the author of Introduction to the Orthodox Liturgy(SVS Press, 19
Book: Orthodox Spiritual Life According to St. Siluoan the AthoniteBook: Orthodox Spiritual Life According to St. Siluoan the Athonite"This present study is an attempt at asystematic presentation of the teaching of St. Silouan on Orthodox spiritual life. The goal is to illustrate his importance for today."
Book: Orthodox Spirituality: A Brief Introduction, by Metropolitan HierotheosBook: Orthodox Spirituality: A Brief Introduction, by Metropolitan Hierotheos"A faith is a true faith inasmuch as it has therapeutic benefits. If it is able to cure, then it is a true faith. If it does not cure, it is not a true faith. The same thing can be said about medicine: a true scientist is the doctor who knows how to cure and his method has therapeutic benefits, whereas a charlatan is unable to cure. The same holds true where matters of the soul are concerned."

--from chapter 2


Book: Orthodox Spirituality: A Practical Guide for the Faithful and A Definitive Manual for the Scholar, Fr. Dimitru StaniloaeBook: Orthodox Spirituality: A Practical Guide for the Faithful and A Definitive Manual for the Scholar, Fr. Dimitru Staniloae
This is a most definitive work on Orthodox spirituality, written by one of the most knowledgeable Orthodox theologians, known worldwide for his erudite scholarship as well as his extreme humility. This work will remain a classic.
Book: Orthodox Study BibleBook: Orthodox Study Bible

The Orthodox Study Bible is the fruit of over twenty years of labor by many of the best Orthodox Christian theologians of
our time. Here, by the grace of God, you will find the living water of His Word with comprehens

Book: Orthodox Worship: A Living Continuity with the Synagogue, the Temple, and the Early ChurchBook: Orthodox Worship: A Living Continuity with the Synagogue, the Temple, and the Early Church
Benjamin D. Williams holds a Master of Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary (1979). He has served in various facets of Christian ministry, including pastor, cantor, prison chaplain, and parish council chairman. He has been actively involved in the founding of three mission parishes and was ordained as a Reader (OCA) in 1994. He has served in various leadership roles in nonprofit organizations and has conducted leadership development seminars for the past twenty years.
Harold B. Anstall M.D. (now deceased) was, until his retirement, Professor of Pathology at the University of Utah Medical Center and author of many scientific books and publications. He was also a lay theologian in the area of liturgical worship and liturgical theology, part of a venerable tradition in the Eastern Orthodox Churches. Harry regularly taught adult education classes, particularly in the area of liturgics, over the years in various Orthodox churches in Salt Lake City, UT.
Book: Prayer Book (Jordanville)Book: Prayer Book (Jordanville)
One of the most complete prayer books according to the Slavic tradition.
Book: Prayers by the Lake, by St. Nikolai VelimirovitchBook: Prayers by the Lake, by St. Nikolai VelimirovitchThese prayers will inspire you to go deeper in prayer, day after day.

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Book: Psalter (Pocket Edition)Book: Psalter  (Pocket Edition)Beautiful pocket-sized Psalter published by Holy Transfiguration Monastery. 4" x 6 1/4" page size, 240 pages. Hard bound with sewn binding; printed on high quality, acid-free paper.
Book: Recollections of JerusalemBook: Recollections of JerusalemFrom a historical perspective, these recollections offer a window into the struggles and aspirations of the Russian diaspora after the Communist takeover of their ancestral homeland. It shows how events such as the Bolshevik revolution, the Russian civil war, and the Arab–Israeli conflict have shaped present realities.
Book: Revelation of Life EternalBook: Revelation of Life Eternal

Revelation of Life Eternal: An Introduction to the Christian Message

Book: Revelation: A Liturgical ProphecyBook: Revelation: A Liturgical ProphecyFr Patrick Henry Reardon's books are of the highest quality and quite scholarly, yet profoundly simple to understand. This work will stand the test of time. His perceptions and insights are deeply rooted in the Scripture itself and the Fathers of the Church. This commentary is a major contribution to the field. —MARK, Archbishop of Eastern Pennsylvania (OCA)

FR PATRICK HENRY REARDON is a senior editor at Touchstone magazine, the author of many books—including Romans: An Orthodox Commentary (SVS Press) and The Jesus We Missed—and of hundreds of arti
Book: Saint Innocent: Apostle to AmericaBook: Saint Innocent: Apostle to AmericaIn this work, St Innocent emerges as an apt and accessible example of a dedicated bondservant of Jesus Christ.
Book: Saint Seraphim of SarovBook: Saint Seraphim of SarovMme Zander has constructed his biography from the notebooks of people who knew him, the nuns whose spiritual director he became, the people whose lives he influenced, and the clergy who sought his advice. She adds to this information her own recollections of pilgrimages to Sarov before 1917. The life of the starets is told with a touching simplicity that allows his life and work to be their own witness.
Book: Scripture Readings in Orthodox WorshipBook: Scripture Readings in Orthodox Worship

"...a marvelous introduction to the mind of the Church. ...could well serve as fundamental material for a mini-unit in an adult education class."

Nadine Eskoff Brown, The Bookshelf

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