Orthodox & Oriental Churches

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Conversations With My Heart

Contemplations on God and the World

These reflections from the diary of Metropolitan Anastasy in the calamitous post-revolutionary period offer the groanings of his heart and musings on the eternal mercy of God, which he writes “are part of my very essence.” They draw upon wisdom from sources as diverse as writers of classical antiquity, authors, composers and inventors of the age of enlightenment, offering unique perspectives on these.

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A Practical Handbook for Priestly Ministry

This book is a guide for the contemporary Orthodox priest in his application of the Apostle’s words to his everyday life, as he serves to convey God’s grace as a shepherd of Christ’s flock.

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The Spiritual Roots of the Ecological Crisis

In this text, noted theologian and scholar Jean-Claude Larchet finds the roots of the global ecological crisis in a rejection of a truly Christian cosmology and proposes principles and actions deeply rooted in his Christian ethos that would allow mankind to restore and reinvigorate its relationship with nature.

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The Pursuit of Godliness

Five Centuries on Spiritual Ascent

In this concise volume, Bishop Irenei renews his exploration of the patristic genre of centuries — 100 short paragraphs that can be read individually but are connected by a common theme. Here, His Grace offers five centuries that impart eternal truths expressed by the Holy Fathers on Love, on the Church, and more.

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Glorified in America

Laborers in the New World from Saint Alexis to Elder Ephraim

A compelling account of the lives and service in North America of some of the leading figures of the Orthodox Church in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. A spiritual manual that will inspire and encourage its readers own struggle for the attainment of holiness and the emulation of the deeds that adorns the lives recounted here.

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What Is Theology?

An Orthodox Methodology

A timely explication of the Orthodox understanding of theology, contrasted to common usage in academia.In a globalized world where all borders have been abolished and  identities are blurred, it constitutes a precious guide for a return to the sources of Orthodox theology in its forms and contents.

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A Manual of the Orthodox Church's Divine Services

This comprehensive work represents a complete but accessible survey of everything related to the Orthodox Church's divine services and is helpfully illustrated throughout.

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Christian Orthodox Political Philosophy

A Theological Approach

This modest work is grounded in  the mission of the Church in the present world, both on an understanding of God as Trinity and in her mission to baptize diverse cultures. Though these specific proposals will by no means enjoy universal acceptance,  they will serve as a springboard for further dialogue as the Orthodox world seeks to apply these principles in all nations, no matter their current political circumstances.

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The Threshold

Trials at the Crossroads of Eternity

In this third volume of St Ignatius’s collected works, published here in English for the first time, the saint examines the mystical boundaries that govern the life of a Christian: the one, between life and death; and the other, between the visible, physical realm and the invisible to most, but no less real, spiritual realm. 

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The Order of Small Compline and Evening Prayers

The service of Compline is the last liturgical hour of the day and seeks God's forgiveness for our sins during the past day and blessing for the coming night. Following the usage of Holy Trinity Monastery (Jordanville, NY), the present booklet incorporates prayers before sleep from the Jordanville Prayer Book.

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She Who Loved Much

The Sinful Woman in St Ephrem the Syrian and the Orthodox Tradition

This sharply honed and well-constructed work will engage all who encounter the story of the sinful woman (Lk. 7: 36-50) with the living tradition of worship and scriptural interpretation in the Orthodox Church.

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Russian Monks on Mount Athos

The Thousand Year History of St Panteleimon's

This is the first detailed history of the Russian presence on the Holy Mountain of Athos that traces it back over one thousand years. It will be invaluable to both historians and the general educated reader. The text is complemented by a timeline, glossary, comprehensive bibliography, index, full-color illustrations and photographs.

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Life after Death According to the Orthodox Tradition

An accessible and well organized synthesis of the ancient Christian understanding of death and the afterlife. Drawing primary from the Greek language writings of the Fathers it does not neglect the Latin sources. It will benefit all who desire to understand the classical Christian teaching of what lies beyond our temporal life.

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Orthodoxy and Islam in the Middle East

The Seventh to the Sixteenth Centuries

In this short but in depth survey, Constantin Panchenko offers a nuanced portrayal that opens up fresh vistas of understanding of the VII-XVI centuries focusing on the impact that the coming of Islam had on the Orthodox Christian communities of the Middle East and in particular the interplay of their Greek cultural heritage and experience of increasing Arabization.

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