Orthodox Life Digital Edition

Orthodox Life Digital Edition

Vol. 61, Numbers 4,5,6, 2010 Through Vol. 62, Number 6, 2011

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— About the Book —

Orthodox Life is a Journal that was published six times a year, for 67 years, in English by the brotherhood of Holy Trinity Monastery.  It provided inspiring but practical articles on the spiritual life, contemporary moral issues, practical matters of church life, theological questions, and book reviews.  This digital edition includes fifty articles that appeared in Orthodox Life between July 2012 and December 2011. 

— Contents —


Part I - Vol. 61, Numbers 4, 5, and 6 • July-December, 2010

1. The Parish: Christ’s Small Church

2. On the Path to God

3. A Reed Shaken With the Wind

4. The Russian Orthodox Church:Its History and Development in Germany

5. Quotations for Consideration

6. A Glimpse of Holy Russia: The Wolves

7. The Preciousness of Time

8. Biography of Metropolitan Philaret

9. From the Sermons Given by His Eminence Metropolitan Philaret

10. Letters of Abbess Arsenia (Sebriakova)

11. Thoughts on the Parable of the Five Wise and Five Foolish Virgins

12.  More Quotations for Consideration

Part II - Vol. 62, Number 1 • January-February, 2011

13. Nativity Epistle of Metropolitan Hilarion                       

14. Christmas Message of Bishop Jerome                       

15. Should One Kill Moles? Or, How to Avoid Falling Into Traps While Reading Contemporary Orthodox Literature  By Deacon George Maximov                          

16. The Reader in the Orthodox Church   By Reader Vitaly Efimenkov                       

17. Do We Follow Our Own Advice?  From a “Holy Trinity Missionary Leaflet”                        

18. Letters of Abbess Arsenia  (Continued )

Part III - Vol. 62, Number 2 • March–April 2011

19. Interview with His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia

20. Letters of Abbess Arsenia  (Continued )

21. Book Review: Archimandrite Zacharias, The Hidden Man of the Heart (1 Peter 3:4): The Cultivation of the Heart in Orthodox Christian Anthropology and Remember Thy First Love (Revelation 2:4–5): The Three Stages of the Spiritual Life in the Theology of Elder Sophrony. -Reviewed by Gabriel S. Sanchez 

Part IV - Vol. 62 Number 3 • May-June 2011

22. Paschal Epistle of Metropolitan Hilarion            

23. Paschal Epistle, 1932  By Metropolitan Anthony (Khrapovitsky)

24. Christ is the Passover  By Bishop Jerome of Manhattan

25. The “Grand Matushka”: The Venerable Nun Anastasia of Kiev  By Deacon Alexander Sokolov

26. The Essence and Meaning of Asceticism . .By Archbishop Averky

27. The Inestimable Value of Orthodoxy  By Archpriest Nicholas Deputatov

28. Letters of Abbess Arsenia (Continued )      

29. Book Review: St. Gregory Palamas, The Homilies By Aaron Taylor 

Part V - Vol. 62, Number 4 • July-August, 2011

30. Metropolitan Anthony (Khrapovitsky): As Seen Through His Final Sermons  By P.S. Lopukhin

31. The Lord’s Prayer  By Saint Nikolai (Velimirovich)

32. The Happiness of Faith and the Folly of Disbelief By Archpriest Nicholas Deputatov 

33. The Spirit of Modernity and the Spirit of Christ By Archbishop Averky

34. Letters of Abbess Arsenia (Continued) Letters 29–34

35. Book Review: St. Theophan the Recluse, Thoughts for Each Day By Daniel Larison

Part VI - Vol. 62, Number 5  •  September-October, 2011

36. Metropolitan Anthony (Khrapovitsky): As Seen Through His Final Sermons (Conclusion)  By P. S. Lopukhin 

37. Guidelines for Confession and Holy Communion  By Priest Gregory Naumenko     

38. “Spirituality” and “Worldly Mindedness”  By Archbishop Averky

39. Letters of Abbess Arsenia. (Continued)  Letters 35–40 

40. On Relations with One’s Neighbors By St. Ambrose of Optina

41. On Faith: A Talk with Parishioners  By Hieromartyr Sergius Mechev

Part VII - Vol. 62, Number 6 • November-December, 2011

42. On Unity  By Fr. Nicholas Deputatov

43. A Praise-worthy Accomplishment of Tzar Nicholas II: From the Reminiscences of Archimandrite Spyridon (Efimov) 

44. Gospel Love and Contemporary Morality By Archbishop Averky

45. Nun Ioanna (Pomazanskaya)  1918–2011

46. What Is the Heart  By Nun Ioanna (Pomazanskaya)

47. On Faith: A Talk with Parishioners (Conclusion)  By Hieromartyr Sergius Mechev

48. Letters of Abbess Arsenia (Letters 41–45 )

49. Days of Sorrow, Days of Joy: Memories of Nun Ioanna (Pomazanskaya)

50.  A Champion of Good – The Life of Fr. Ilarion: A Book Excerpt

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