Orthodox & Oriental Churches
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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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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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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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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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.
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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
This book, in traditional English, provides the complete text for the service of Holy Baptism in the Orthodox Church.
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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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The Martha - Mary Convent
and the Rule of St. Elizabeth the New Martyr
This short work sets forth in the Grand Duchess's own words her vision for monastic life in inner city early twentieth century Moscow. Of interest to all who have a concern for the poor and outcasts of society. Well illustrated with black and white photos.
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A complete prayer book in the Slavonic language using Russian letters (old orthography).
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Living Without Hypocrisy
Spiritual Counsels of the Holy Elders of Optina
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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The gold standard of Orthodox prayer books in the English language! Includes canons, akathists, troparia, daily prayers, the Divine Liturgy, and more. Beautifully bound in maroon color and gold embossed. Frequently referred to as "The Jordanville Prayer Book."
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A Manual of the Orthodox Church's Divine Services
This book begins with a discussion of the nature and origin of Divine services. It then reviews the building in which these are performed, the articles used and offers an outline of the varying services, concluding with an overview of the texts employed.
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