New Titles for September 2014
by Archbishop Averky (Taushev)
Archbishop Averky addresses head on the question, “What is asceticism?” He counters the many false understandings that exist and shows that the practice of authentic asceticism is integral to the spiritual life and the path to blessed communion with God.
Paperback • 194 pp • 5 x 7 • US: $16.95
Available September 2014
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New Titles for July 2014
Anya Derrick’s life has been intimately connected to the earthly city of Jerusalem in Palestine where she was raised in the spirit of Holy Russia, as manifested in the life of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission, the Mount of Olives and Gethsemane convents, as well as the Bethany School.
Her spiritual life was nurtured by St John (Maximovitch) of Shanghai and San Francisco, Archbishop Antony (Sinkevich) of Los Angeles, the hieromonk Lazarus (Moore), and Mother Mary (Robinson).
These recollections also offer a window into the struggles and aspirations of the Russian diaspora after the Communist takeover of the ancestral homeland. It shows how events such as the Russian revolution, its aftermath, and the Arab–Israeli conflict have shaped present realities.
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Paperback ISBN: 9780884653592 Price: $21.95 * EPUB ISBN: 9780884652748 Price: $21.95 * Mobipocket ISBN: 9780884653806 Price: $21.95
Vol. 65, Number 4 • July-August 2014
Orthodox Life is published six times a year in English. As its title implies, the journal helps readers to lead an Orthodox life by providing inspiring but practical articles on the spiritual life, contemporary moral issues, practical matters of church life, and theological questions.
This Issue - Contents
•Go Up to the Mountain —A message from St. John the Wonderworker of Shanghai and San Francisco
•On Pride —by Hieromartyr Sergius Mechev
•The Fashion Conspiracy: Vanity Re-Examined —by Natalie Kotar
•Mission to Nepal —by Archpriest Seraphim Bell
•Letters of Abbess Arsenia - Letters 1 - 3, written to a certain M. S.
•On the Subjectivity of Religious Experience
•From Ivan Ilyin’s Axioms of Religious Experience
•On the Orthodox Christian Moral Upbringing of Preschool Aged Children —by Professor Ivan M. Andreev
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New Titles for June 2014
This book provides twenty-three pages for listing the names of living Orthodox loved ones to pray for and provides twenty-three pages to list Orthodox loved ones who have died. There is one prayer in English for the living and one prayer in English for the dead as well as two half tone icons. In the Russian tradition, this book is handed to the priest with the small prosphora before the beginning of the liturgy. The booklet has a card cover with saddle stitch binding printed in red and black ink.
Size: 4 x 6 inches - 56 pages - Card cover - Price $6.95
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New Titles for February 2014
Nikolai Gogol was one of the most prominent Russian writers of the 19th century. He was also a deeply religious man, who dedicated one of his last works to the Divine Liturgy of the Orthodox Church. This book provides a commentary on the Divine Liturgy, which is at the same time both mystical and practical. Drawing from the early Church Fathers and his own experience, Gogol explains the sublime mystery of the Liturgy.
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Paperback ISBN: 9780884653431 Price: $10.95
EPUB ISBN: 9780884653622 Price: $8.95
New Titles for January 2014
Each year Holy Trinity Monastery prints a directory of clergy and parishes of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad. The printed copy is given to everyone who purchases the 2014 Typicon.
It is available here as a free download. Directory-2014
In 1980 Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY celebrated its fiftieth anniversary. In this recording, the Seminary choir chose fifteen various chants that are typical of the daily liturgical life of the monastery.
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New Title for November 2013
By Holy Trinity Monastery
This is the Liturgical calendar and rubrics according to Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville New York. It contains detailed instructions for all Sundays and major feasts throughout the year of 2014 in the Russian language. This year's edition features expanded listings for Orthodox Saints of Western Europe, particularly the British Isles.
Click here for more information. ISBN 9780884653615 Price $22.00
New Titles for September 2013
By Archpriest John Strickland
This book is a critical study of the the interaction between Russian Church and society in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Whilst other studies exist that draw attention to the voices in the Church typified as “liberal” in the years leading up to the Revolution, this work introduces the reader to a wide range of “conservative” opinion that equally strove for spiritual renewal and the spread of the Gospel.
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By Zinoviy Chesnokov
The life of a twentieth century spiritual elder based both on archival sources and the recollections of many contemporary figures who knew him, including Patriarch Ilia of Georgia and Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev) of Volokolamsk. Elder Zenobius was a spiritual son of the last elders of the pre-revolutionary Glinsk Hermitage, who suffered in the Soviet camps and lived as a simple monk, before becoming a metropolitan in the Georgian Orthodox Church.
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New Title for July 2013
This convenient pocket size book contains the necessary texts for the celebration of the liturgy of St John Chrysostom by the priest and deacon, interpolated with comprehensive rubrical directions. Texts sung by the choir are also shown. The parallel format gives the Church Slavonic texts on the left page and the English on the right. The book includes the proskomedia, daily and festal dismissals, thanksgiving prayers, petitions for the sick, for travellers, etc. Printed with red and black ink. Includes two ribbons.
Click here for more information. ISBN 978-0-88465-342-4 Price $30.00
New Digital Edition for February 2013:
Orthodox Life is a Journal published six times a year in English by the brotherhood of Holy Trinity Monastery. It provides inspiring but practical articles on the spiritual life, contemporary moral issues, practical matters of church life, theological questions, and book reviews. This digital edition includes fifty articles that appeared in Orthodox Life between July 2012 and December 2011.
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New Title for January 2013
By Saint Innocent of Alaska
This introduction to what it means to be a Christian appeals both to the heart and mind of its readers. Its timelessness and universality are beyond dispute as it has been in print continually in English for sixty years and for nearly 180 years in its original Aleut and then Russian language editions. This new edition includes "Points for Reflection" that can be used both by an individual reader and for a group study.
The author, Priest John Veniaminov, was a Russian born and raised in Siberia. He went on to become Bishop of a massive trans continental diocese and ultimately the Metropolitan of Moscow, the most senior Bishop of the Russian Orthodox Church. He is most widely known today by the simple title of St Innocent of Alaska.
Click here for further information. ISBN 978-0-88465-303-5 Price: $9.95
New Title for November 2012
By Sergei Korsun with Lydia Black
Translated by Priest Daniel Marshall
The memory of St Herman, canonized in 1970, has spread well beyond Alaska. This new work brings to light primary sources that illuminate the story of St Herman and the wider context of the history of Russian colonization in the Pacific northwest.
For further information click here. ISBN 978-0-88465-192-5 Price $19.95