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A Ray of Light

Compiled by Panteleimon (Nizhnik) Translated by Michael Hilko

Instructions in piety and the state of the world at the end of time

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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 Refuge

Anchoring the Soul in God

The third in an ongoing series of publications translating the complete works of Saint Ignatius (Brianchaninov) into English, The Refuge is an exposition of the concrete actions we should take if we truly desire to live with and in God. It is an active exhortation for us to reacquire the original nobility with which God fashioned us.

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Restoring the Inner Heart

The Nous in Dostoevsky's Ridiculous Man

Dostoevsky’s short story The Dream of a Ridiculous Man tells of a transformation of the heart and a journey from despair to joy: a joy that can be known by all through the experience of God that transcends a simply rational discourse.

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The Romanovs

Family of Faith and Charity

This book shares the story of the last Russian emperor and his family. Their life was not necessarily what one would expect;  there was much more than fancy clothes and delicious food. They shared happy memories but also great hardships. Today we know them as the Royal Martyrs. 

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The Romanovs Under House Arrest

From the 1917 Diary of a Palace Priest

By Afanasy Belyaev Contributions by Marilyn Swezey Preface by Victor Potapov

Through the eyes of Fr. Afanasy Belyaev, the priest assigned as chaplain to the Romanovs in the first months following the abdication of Nicholas II, we find an intimate portrait of the Royal Family in the small joys of family celebrations and the solemnities of Holy Week and Pascha.

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The Rule for Holy Communion

Canons, Order of Preparation, and Prayers After Holy Communion

This comprehensive booklet contains the prayers used by an Orthodox Christian when preparing to receive Holy Communion, together with the post-Communion Prayers of Thanksgiving. See here for more details.

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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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The Russian Orthodox Church Abroad

A Short History

This book offers both a brief history (up to 1996) and an explanation of the position of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad. It also includes a life of St. John Maximovitch and a list of key dates in the Church's life.

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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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Selected Essays of Protopresbyter Michael Pomazansky

This is a collection of essays by one of the giants of the twentieth century Russian emigration. Subjects include biblical criticism, Sophianism, Toll-houses, serving in the Church, liturgical theology and much more.

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Service, Akathist, Life and Miracles of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker

Contains all the liturgical texts for the Feast day of St. Nicholas on December 6, together with an Akathist hymn in his honor and an extended prayer to him. A short life of the saint is also included followed by an account of some of the miracles worked through the prayers of the saint after his earthly repose.

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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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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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