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We hope you enjoy the offerings of our online bookstore and giftshop! Items are continuously being added, so check back frequently. Currently, the price of each item already includes shipping, handling and CA state tax (if appropriate). You will not be charged an additional fee for S&H during checkout. If you are ordering from outside the US, email us for international shipping rates. Thank you for visiting us!


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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 Christians in North America 1794-1994Book: Orthodox Christians in North America 1794-1994From its humble beginnings in 1794, when a small group of missionaries landed on Kodiak Island, Alaska, Orthodoxy in America has expanded to comprise a church of over two million faithful. Yet numerous Americans from all cultural and religious backgrounds have, particularly in recent decades, joined Orthodoxy as well. Orthodoxy does have something to say to American society. Thus, the story is told in this book.
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 Bible: 2019 EditionBook: Orthodox Study Bible: 2019 Edition

Book: Orthodox Study Bible: Older EditionBook: Orthodox Study Bible: Older EditionEnjoy the epic of God and His people, with commentary from the Holy Fathers. This study Bible was blessed by all the canonical Orthodox bishops of North America.

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Book: Our Worship: A Popular Presentation of Orthodox ChristianityBook: Our Worship: A Popular Presentation of Orthodox ChristianityA paperback that teaches children and adults about Orthodox worship with simple explanations and plenty of drawings.
Book: Panikhida & FuneralBook: Panikhida & FuneralPrice includes shipping.
Book: Paradise on Your Doorstep, by Fr. Anthony ConiarisBook: Paradise on Your Doorstep, by Fr. Anthony ConiarisOut of print, last copy in stock.
Book: Philokalia: The Bible of Orthodox Spirituality, by Fr. Anthony ConiarisBook: Philokalia: The Bible of Orthodox Spirituality, by Fr. Anthony ConiarisOut of print, one copy in stock.
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: Raising Them Right. A Saint's Advice on Raising Children, by Theophan the RecluseBook: Raising Them Right. A Saint's Advice on Raising Children, by Theophan the RecluseFind practical advice from a beloved Orthodox saint for raising your children well in a spiritually challenging society.
Book: Reclaiming the Atonement: An Orthodox Theology of RedemptionBook: Reclaiming the Atonement: An Orthodox Theology of RedemptionIn response to popular demand, Fr. Patrick Reardon presents the first of three volumes exploring redemption and salvation through the lens of Scripture, patristics, and liturgics, as well as through history, philosophy, language, literature, and psychology. He brings all these perspectives together to show how the whole of Christ’s work—from Incarnation to Ascension—accomplishes the “at-one-ment” of God with man.
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
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