Featured Authors

Holy Trinity Publications publishes both essential liturgical texts and classic writings of the Orthodox spiritual life. These are complimented by new works of contemporary authors, who range from Orthodox clergy and monastics to laymen and women. On this page we feature some of these authors, both living and reposed.

Archbishop Averky (Taushev)

Archbishop Averky (Taushev) (1906–1976) was the fourth abbot of Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY. Through his long years of pastoral and episcopal service, he became well known among Orthodox Christians for his staunch defense of the Church's faith and traditions. Father Seraphim (Rose) wrote, "Arc

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Saint Ignatius (Brianchaninov)

Saint Ignatius Brianchaninov (1807–1867) was a prolific author of Orthodox Christian ascetical works. Published toward the end of his life, his writings continued to grow in popularity long after his death. Along with his contemporary, St Theophan the Recluse, St Ignatius is now considered a foremost author

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Jean-Claude Larchet

Dr Jean-Claude Larchet is one of the most notable living philosophers and authors on Orthodox Christian Patristics. He holds a Ph.D in philosophy from the University of Nancy and a Ph.D. in theology from the University of Strasbourg. A teacher of philosophy for nearly thirty-five years, he is an author of ove

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Saint John of Kronstadt

Ivan Ilyich Sergiev (1829-1908), known to his contemporaries as Fr John of Kronstadt, was the most revered figure of the Orthodox Church in Russia in the half-century leading up to the Bolshevik revolution of 1917. In 1892 Andrew Dickson White, co-founder of Cornell University, became the American First Minis

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Mary Naumenko

Mary Naumenko has been involved in parish ministry for thirty-five years together with her husband who is a priest of the Russian Orthodox Church. She is the translator of two books of spiritual counsel from Russian into English: Letters to Spiritual Children (Nikodemos Orthodox Publication Society) and Striv

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Olesia Nikolaeva

Olesia Nikolaeva is a prolific and award-winning author, poet, and essayist. She has been composing verse since her early youth and was first published at the age of seventeen. Bishop Tikhon (Shevkhunov), author of the 2011 bestseller "Everyday Saints", called her "a trailblazer in Russian Orthodox prose."

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