Orthodox & Oriental Churches

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Living the Faith

Spiritual Instruction from St Anatoly (Zertsalov) of Optina

This work includes  three hundred and eighty-two letters of spiritual counsel from the Optina Elder Hieroschemamonk Anatoly (Zertsalov).  Written in a tone that is both firm and tender, they are the words of a caring father for his spiritual children These letters, while originally addressed to nuns, can be applied with profit to all Christians, both monastic and lay. This digital edition includes four photos as well as the life of St. Anatoly, a glossary, an index of topics, and a table of letters.

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Living According to God’s Will

Principles for the Christian Journey

In this short but incisive treatise, formerly published as On the Law of God, the reader is guided on a spiritual journey that begins with the awakening of conscience and the realization of the presence of both sin and virtue in the world, culminating in a union with God: that is “a living, personal relationship with the one we love.”

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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 Life and Miracles of Blessed Xenia of St. Petersburg

The story of one of Russia's best known "fools for Christ," is followed by testimonies to her many miracles. The question of the time of her birth and death and the construction of the Chapel by her grave in the Smolensk cemetery in St. Petersburg is also discussed.

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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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The Law of God

For Study at Home and School

The classic textbook designed for parents to teach their children "all the fundamental points of the Orthodox Christian faith and way of life."  Well illustrated with photographs and icons.

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Journey to Heaven

Counsels on the Particular Duties of Every Christian

Saint Tikhon of Zadonsk gives his counsel on living the Christian life. It touches many areas from "Love of God" to "The Way of Duty". The translator writes: "I have found this book to repay each reading with refreshment of spirit and a strengthened resolve to lead a Christian life."

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The Journey Beyond Death

This work by Archimandrite Panteleimon, the founder of Holy Trinity Monastery, deals with the journey of the soul after death.  The testing of the soul is also gone into at length.

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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 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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How To Live A Holy Life

Beginning with an appeal to live a Christian life, the writer goes on to explain how we should conduct ourselves in happiness, misfortune, wealth, poverty, illness and so forth. All this is described as we are taken through a standard day from waking up in the morning until retiring to bed.

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How Our Departed Ones Live

The Experience of the Orthodox Church

By Monk Mitrophan Translated by John Shaw

While many are now abandoning traditional religious practice, none the less, the reality of death and questions regarding the afterlife remain at the forefront of spiritual consciousness. How Our Departed Ones Live is the answer to those who seek the truth as expressed through the experience of the Orthodox Church.

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The History of the Russian Church in Australia

From Siberia to Sydney

The history of the Russian Orthodox Church in Australia is diligently chronicled within the context of a modern culturally diverse society, drawing on extensive archival sources and the author's own life experience. First published in 2006 this new edition includes a substantive new chapter recounting the ongoing story from 2000 through to the end of 2020.

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Hieroschemamonk Feofil

Fool-for-Christ's-Sake. Ascetic and Visionary of the Kiev-Caves Lavra

Compiled by Vladimir Znosko

A life of this ascetic and visionary of the Kiev Caves Lavra. Considered by some to be the model for the character of the holy fool in the popular Russian film "Ostrov" (The Island).

 

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