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The Arena

Guidelines for Spiritual and Monastic Life

This is one of the most important and accessible texts of Orthodox Christian teaching on the spiritual life.  Click here for further details....

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Beacon of Hope

The Teaching of Fr. Ilarion

A wealth of spiritual instruction is to be found in this selection of teachings given by Fr. Ilarion between 1966 and 2008. The sermons are based on specific feast days and commemorations in the Church year. Regarding the need for spiritual food Fr. Ilarion said, "We must never lose our taste for it; rather, for us it must be the sweetness, the joy, and the warmth of the Holy Spirit.” More Information

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The Unabbreviated Horologion or Book of the Hours

One of the most important service books of the Orthodox Church. In traditional English using the Psalter as translated by Holy Transfiguration Monastery. This book has the fixed texts for all the daily services of the Orthodox Church.

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Herman A Wilderness Saint

From Sarov, Russia to Kodiak, Alaska

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. Click here for more details.

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Indication of the Way into the Kingdom of Heaven

An Introduction to Christian Life

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.

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The Making of Holy Russia

The Orthodox Church and Russian Nationalism before the Revolution

Grounded in original research, this study is intended to reveal the wider relevance of its topic to an ongoing discussion of the relationship between national or ethnic identities on the one hand and the self-understanding of Orthodox Christianity as a universal and transformative Faith on the other.

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Meditations on the Divine Liturgy

of the Holy Eastern Orthodox Catholic and Apostolic Church

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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Recollections of Jerusalem

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. 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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The Struggle for Virtue

Asceticism in a Modern Secular Society

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.

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Embassy, Emigrants, and Englishmen

The Three Hundred Year History of a Russian Orthodox Church in London

A fascinating look at the Russian Orthodox Church abroad through the lens of one imperial embassy church turned self-supporting parish. This history offers perspectives on modern English and European history from the vantage point of a little known minority community, supported by translations of primary sources not found anywhere else.

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Оптина пустынь и ее время

Книга И.М. Концевича была и остается одной из лучших работ об Оптиной Пустыни. В ней передан высокий дух Оптиной Пустыни и ее старцев, их благотворное влияние на русское общество, русскую мысль и русскую литературу.

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Season of Repentance

Lenten Homilies of Saint John of Kronstadt

For the first time a selection of St John's Lenten sermons is presented in English translation. They follow the thematic structure of the Lenten season in the Orthodox Church, from the Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee through to Great and Holy Friday. A sermon for St Thomas Sunday, that follows Holy Pascha, is offered as an Epilogue.

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Богослужебное пение Русской Православной Церкви

Том I: Сущность, система и история

Изложение сущности, системы и ранней истории богослужебного пения Русской Православной Церкви. 

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Богослужебное пение Русской Православной Церкви

Том II: История

Является продолжением истории богослужебного пения Русской Церкви. Вторая эпоха охватывает 1652-1918 гг. Прибытие киевских певцов — начало распевов; введение партеса; борьба между старыми и новыми порядками; московская и петербургская традиции; печатание и значение богослужебных нотных книг; период итальянского светского влияния; искания новых путей гармонизации древне-русского пения; духовные композиторы и проч

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