Living a Christian Life

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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 Sunflower

Conforming the Will of Man to the Will of God

Saint John addresses fundamental questions: Why should we care about God’s will ? What are the benefits in following His will? How do we avoid common obstacles to living in accordance with His will? The reader will find practical and eternal wisdom running through these writings that discuss the perennial questions of why a good God permits evil. This is the first English edition of St John’s text, edited and abbreviated for the contemporary reader.

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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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Striving Toward God

Spiritual Advice for Daily Living

Abbess Arsenia’s counsels are steeped in Holy Scripture and in the inspiration that she draws from the services of the Orthodox Church. Throughout, she emphasizes the need to humble oneself, discern the will of God, and fulfill it through every moment of our life.

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Письма отца Серафима Роуза

Читая уникальные письма иеромонаха Серафима своим крестным родителям и духовным чадам, нашим глазам представляется живой образ ревностного христианина, ищущего ответы на самые сложные и тернистые вопросы современности в свете Истинны—Христа и его Церкви.

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The Struggle for Virtue

Asceticism in a Modern Secular Society

Archbishop Averky addresses head on the question, “What is asceticism?”  He counters the many false understandings that exist and shows that the practice of authentic asceticism is integral to the spiritual life and the path to blessed communion with God.

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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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Beacon of Hope

The Teaching of Fr. Ilarion

A wealth of spiritual instruction is to be found in this selection of teachings given by Fr. Ilarion between 1966 and 2008. The sermons are based on specific feast days and commemorations in the Church year. Regarding the need for spiritual food Fr. Ilarion said, "We must never lose our taste for it; rather, for us it must be the sweetness, the joy, and the warmth of the Holy Spirit.” More Information

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How To Live A Holy Life

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Living Without Hypocrisy

Spiritual Counsels of the Holy Elders of Optina

Translated by George (Schaefer)

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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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Confession

A Series of Lectures on the Mystery of Repentance

This is a classic work of pastoral theology. Whilst written primarily as a manual for priests hearing confessions it is also of great value to all who struggle with the passions.

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