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Book: The Divine Liturgies of the Holy Apostle James, Brother of the LordBook: The Divine Liturgies of the Holy Apostle James, Brother of the LordThe Divine Liturgies of the Holy Apostle James, Brother of the Lord: Slavonic-English Parallel Text 
Book: The Festal MenaionBook: The Festal MenaionLiturgical texts, hymns, and readings for the Feast Days of the liturgical year.
Book: The First Day of the New CreationBook: The First Day of the New Creation
Book: The Journals of Father Alexander SchmemannBook: The Journals of Father Alexander Schmemann
Fr Schmemann writes, "The meaning of this journal is not so much a desire to record events, but a kind of visit into myself." They record, often with brutal honesty, his impatience and frustration with himself and events, but above all, his liberation and freedom "in Christ and His Church."
Fr Schmemann writes, "The meaning of this journal is not so much a desire to record events, but a kind of visit into myself." They record, often with brutal honesty, his impatience and frustration with himself and events, but above all, his liberation and freedom "in Christ and His Church."
Book: The Joy of the HolyBook: The Joy of the HolyThe Joy of the Holy: Saint Seraphim of Sarov and Orthodox Spiritual Life
Book: The Lament of EveBook: The Lament of Eve
Book: The Lenten SpringBook: The Lenten Spring"The Church welcomes the Lenten spring with a spirit of exultation...with the enthusiasm of a child... The tone of the church services is one of brightness and light."
Book: The Light of the WorldBook: The Light of the World
Book: The Living Witness of the Holy Mountain: Contemporary Voices from Mount AthosBook: The Living Witness of the Holy Mountain: Contemporary Voices from Mount AthosIn these pages we see the simplicity and truth of the Gospel reflected in anecdotes of contemporary Fathers of the Holy Mountain; we read of the connection between the light of Christ’s Transfiguration on Mount Tabor and Orthodox monastic spirituality; we learn how St. Herman of Alaska, America’s first Orthodox saint, was a kind of gift to America from Athos.
Book: The Luminous EyeBook: The Luminous Eye

The Luminous Eye

The Spiritual World Vision of Saint Ephrem the Syrian

Book: The Mountain of SilenceBook: The Mountain of Silence
Book: The Mystery of Christ: Life in DeathBook: The Mystery of Christ: Life in Death

"A Christian's first concern is for truth. The Mystery of Christ provides astounding insights into the truth, indeed the many truths, of and about God's gospel in his Son Jesus, the crucified Lord."

-Protopresbyter Thomas Hopko, Dean Emeritus, St Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary.

"This magnificently conceived, tightly presented and argued introduction to Christian theology is brilliant...I haven't enough superlatives to do it justice."

Book: The New Media EpidemicBook: The New Media EpidemicIf we realize how gravely sick is our civilization, we may gain strength to resist.
Book: The Orthodox ChurchBook: The Orthodox Church
Book: The Orthodox Pastor: A Guide to Pastoral TheologyBook: The Orthodox Pastor: A Guide to Pastoral TheologyArchbishop JOHN Shahovskoy (1902-1989), former dean of St Vladimir's Seminary, was a prolific writer, religion broadcaster, and witness to the Orthodox faith in ecumenical work. He was renowned for his spiritual clarity, goodwill, and prayerful insight.
Book: The Orthodox Understanding of Salvation: Theosis in Scripture and TraditionBook: The Orthodox Understanding of Salvation: Theosis in Scripture and TraditionBy Dr. Christopher Veniamin, a spiritual child of Elder Sophrony of Essex.
Book: The Radical Money Manifesto: What Jesus Taught and We ForgotBook: The Radical Money Manifesto: What Jesus Taught and We ForgotJesus issues a radical manifesto for citizens of the kingdom of heaven. He offers freedom from fretting, justice for the poor, and investment opportunities with eternal pay-offs.
Book: The Sacrament of LoveBook: The Sacrament of Love
Book: The Services of ChristmasBook: The Services of ChristmasThe Services of Christmas, the Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ.
Book: The Shield of Psalmic PrayerBook: The Shield of Psalmic Prayer

The Shield of Psalmic Prayer: Reflections on Translating, Interpreting, and Praying the Psalter

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