Orthodox & Oriental Churches
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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2020 Holy Trinity Orthodox Russian Calendar (Russian-language)
This liturgical guide offers detailed rubrics for every Sunday and major feast of the year, as well as certain lesser feasts and lenten days. This year's calendar also incorporates for the first time the annual directory of Hierarchs, Clergy, and Parishes of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia.
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Parallel Slavonic-English Text
This service book offers for the first time a parallel Church Slavonic-English text of the Divine Liturgy of Saint James, suitable for use by clergy and servers together with a scholarly introduction by Dr Vitaly Permiakov, a specialist in the Jerusalem liturgy.
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Parallel Slavonic-English Text
This convenient pocket-sized book contains the necessary texts for the celebration of the liturgy of St Basil the Great by the priest and deacon, interpolated with comprehensive rubrical directions. Texts sung by the choir are also shown. This smyth sewn gold foil stamped hardback edition is printed in two colors. Includes two marking ribbons.
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On Acquiring Peace Amidst Suffering
St Ignatius Brianchaninov (1807-1867) struggled with chronic illness and disability through most of his adult life. Thus his own life experience disposed him to reflect on the meaning of suffering and how through it we might find “a harbor for our hope.” His letters, excerpted and organized here thematically, will equally benefit all who suffer.
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Confronting Our Moral Crisis
This volume gathers responses of a wide array of Orthodox Christian scholars and writers to the moral crisis our world faces. Collectively, the authors remind us that it is only through our participation in the life of Christ that we can find the healing of our humanity through the restoration of His image in us.
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Slavonic-English Parallel Text
This convenient pocket-sized book contains the necessary texts for the lenten celebration of the Divine Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts by the priest and deacon, interpolated with comprehensive rubrical directions. The book also includes thanksgiving prayers upon receiving Holy Communion and the priest's prayers at Matins.
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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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This booklet contains the order of the General Moleben (or Service of Intercession), which may be served on any occasion to invoke the aid of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Mother of God, or the saints, as well as the order of the Panikhida (or Memorial Service) in which Orthodox Christians pray for the blessed repose and salvation of the departed.
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The Seventh to the Sixteenth Centuries
In this short but in depth survey, Constantin Panchenko offers a nuanced portrayal that opens up fresh vistas of understanding of the VII-XVI centuries focusing on the impact that the coming of Islam had on the Orthodox Christian communities of the Middle East and in particular the interplay of their Greek cultural heritage and experience of increasing Arabization.
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and its Solution According to the Sacred Canons
Essential reading for all Orthodox believers to understand what the Ukrainian crisis means for the future of their Church. It will also assist others to see beyond the characterization of the crisis as a political event in relations between Russia and the West. Simply put, this is a crisis of Orthodox ecclesiology requiring a conciliar solution.
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The Oxford Movement and a Quest for Orthodoxy
A fascinating account of a failed "journey to Orthodoxy" within the context of the nineteenth century Oxford Movement of the Anglican Church. It recounts the story of William Palmer, a member of that movement, and details in particular his two trips to Russia in the 1840s and his meeting and correspondence with the great lay theologian Khomiakoff.
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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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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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