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Ordinary Wonders

Stories of Unexpected Grace

In a manner reminiscent of the bestselling "Everyday Saints" these tales by renowned author Olesia Nikolaeva eveal a common theme - the subtle, sometimes imperceptible movement of Divine Providence at work in the lives of saints and sinners alike.

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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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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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Four Great Saints: Four Great Fathers

Saint Paisius the Great,Saint Pachomius the Great, Saint Euthymius the Great, and Saint Theodosius

Translated by Leo Papadopulos

A translation from the "Great Synaxaristes" (Athens 1978) of four lives of great desert saints of the fourth and fifth centuries. The material presented on each saint is in sufficient depth to allow the reader to become more familiar with each of them.

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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 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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Living Without Hypocrisy

Spiritual Counsels of the Holy Elders of Optina

Translated by George (Schaefer)

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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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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A Collection of Letters to Nuns

Profitable Instructions for Laymen and Monastics

Originally published in Russian in 1910, this volume is made up of 382 letters of spiritual counsel by the Optina Elder Hieroschemamonk Anatoly (Zertsalov) to nuns. Includes the life of St. Anatoly, a glossary, an index of topics, and a table of letters.

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