Orthodox & Oriental Churches

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Living Without Hypocrisy

Spiritual Counsels of the Holy Elders of Optina

Translated by George (Schaefer)

The Optina monastery, south of Moscow, was in many ways the greatest spiritual center of nineteenth-century Russia. Here we are offered wisdom from the Elders of that time in the form of pithy thoughts organized thematically under headings.

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Молитвословъ

A complete prayer book in the Slavonic language using Russian letters (old orthography).

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What God Has Done for Our Salvation

This edition offers a collection of chapters from his classic work "The Spiritual Exercises", translated into English from a Russian edition. Chapters include "On the Greatness of the Divine Eucharist.", "The Denial of Peter" and "Our Sins and Ingratitude Towards God."

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The Order of Holy Baptism

Translated by Laurence Campbell

This book, in traditional English, provides the complete text for the service of Holy Baptism in the Orthodox Church.

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Book of Akathists Volume I

To Our Saviour, the Mother of God and Various Saints

An invaluable year-round devotional resource, for use both in church and at home. Contains six Akathist hymns to Our Saviour, four to the Mother of God, and twelve to various saints. (See detailed description) Also provides music for typical akathist refrains.

To download the Erratum, click here.

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Book of Akathists Volume II

To Our Saviour, the Holy Spirit, the Mother of God, and Various Saints

An invaluable year round devotional resource. Contains Akathist hymns for the Ascension and Nativity of Christ, an Akathist to the Holy Spirit, for seven different icons of the Mother of God, and for various Saints. (See detailed description.)

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The Icon of the Nevskaya Mother of God

Quick to Hear

This small but expansive work is a window into churchly culture as the reader is drawn into the journey of the Mt. Athos Icon of the Mother of God "Quick to Hear" to Russia in 1877. Through God's grace a new and distinct icon emerged, now recognized as the Nevskaya Icon of the Mother of God "Quick to Hear." 

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A Practical Handbook for Divine Services

This handbook will encourage the laity who desire to enter more fully into an understanding of the Church’s Typicon, the “rule” which governs how Divine worship is offered in the church, and to internalize the principles that underpin it.
It is an invaluable guide to all who seek “to celebrate a service in splendor.”  More Information  


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Testament of Memory

A Siberian Life

“My children!  I am giving you these writings of mine describing my life as a testament that you may work harder for God than I worked for Him...”
This memoir of the Altai tribesman Mikhail Chelvalkov will enrapture the reader with its directness & beauty whilst also providing invaluable insights for students of Christian mission, ethnography, and geography. 

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Light Invisible

Satisfying the Thirst for Happiness

In this classic early twentieth century text a little known Russian philosopher and theologian addresses the question of how one obtains happiness, peace and joy; and offers answers rooted in the tradition of the Orthodox Christian East and the lives of its sainted Christian men and women.  More Information.

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The Order of Holy Matrimony

Translated from the Book of Needs

Translated by Laurence Campbell

A traditional English translation of the marriage service as celebrated in the Orthodox Church. It includes the betrothal, the crowning, and the removal of the crowns.  This booklet has the texts for all the participants: priest, deacon, and chanter. It will also allow wedding guests to follow the service. 

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A Champion of Good

The Life of Father Ilarion

Psalm 111:6 reminds us that "in everlasting remembrance shall the Righteous be." This book celebrates this injunction in its vivid portrayal of a modern elder of the Russian Orthodox Church and monk of the Glinsk monastery.

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A Psalter for Prayer

An Adaptation of the Classic Miles Coverdale Translation

Edited and translated by David James

The Psalms have been at the heart of Christian prayer from the very beginning, but this Psalter is the first major English edition to include all the prayers needed to read the Psalter at home according to an Orthodox tradition that reaches back to the time of the desert fathers, known popularly as the 'cell rule.’

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Eternal Mysteries Beyond the Grave

This book offers many examples of the awareness of the life beyond death and in so doing offers the clear hope of a growth in life “beyond the grave” of this temporal existence. Click here to see the complete Table of Contents and further details....

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