Ordinary Wonders

Ordinary Wonders

Stories of Unexpected Grace

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Format
Paperback, 320 pages
Published
1 May 2018
ISBN
9780884654230
Status
Active
Dimensions
9 in x 6 in
Edition
1
Format
EPUB
ISBN
9780884654667
Status
Active
Format
MobiPocket
ISBN
9780884654674
Status
Active
Imprint
Printshop of St Job of Pochaev
Publisher
Holy Trinity Publications
Language
English

— About the Book —

The Deceitful Onion Bulb. A Blessing to Smuggle. The Conjuror of Rain. In this collection of stories as whimsical as their titles, award-winning author Olesia Nikolaeva poignantly recounts life for Christian believers in Soviet and post-Soviet Russia. In a manner reminiscent of the bestselling "Everyday Saints" these tales reveal a common theme - the subtle, sometimes imperceptible movement of Divine Providence at work in the lives of saints and sinners alike. Her writings bring us to what the ancient Celts called “thin places” where the boundaries of heaven and earth meet and the sacred and the secular can no longer be distinguished.

— Author Biography —

Olesia Nikolaeva is a prolific and award-winning author, poet, and essayist. She has been composing verse since her early youth and was first published at the age of seventeen. Bishop Tikhon (Shevkhunov), author of the 2011 bestseller "Everyday Saints", called her "a trailblazer in Russian Orthodox prose."

Alexandra Weber holds an MA in Russian Literary Translation from Columbia University. She previously translated A Singing Heart: A Book of Quiet Relfections, by Russian philosopher Ivan Ilyin.