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|"Intercommunion, that is to say
participating with heretics in the Holy Sacraments, and especially
of our Holy Eucharist, is the most shameful betrayal of our
Lord Jesus Christ."
From the book Orthodox Faith and Life in Christ by St. Justin Popovich.
(AC) ANTI-CHRISTIANITY: THE NEW ATHEISM
by Fr. Michael Azkoul
An assessment of and review of atheism, as well as the best Christian response to it from writings of the Old Testament through those of modern times. 125pp Paper e$4.00 OUT OF PRINT
(AANDA) APOSTASY AND ANTICHRIST
Translated from the Russian, this work was written primarily for laymen as a guide to understanding the prophecies concerning the Antichrist and his reign on earth. 46pp Paper d$4.00 Order
(AH) AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO: AN ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN PERSPECTIVE.
by Rev. Dr. Michael Azkoul
Fr. Michael looks at the teachings of the controversial Augustine of Hippo, and examines the influence he has had on the Christian faith. 49pp Paper d$5.00 Order
(BU) THE BALAMAND UNION
An analysis of the sad concord (reunion) signed by the official Orthodox Patriarchates and the Vatican in October 1993. This is like the Council of Florence revisited without a St. Mark of Ephesus as an Orthodox respondent. Every concerned Orthodox should read this! 32pp Paper f$3.00 Order
|| (BO) BECOMING ORTHODOX: A Journey to the Ancient
by Peter E. Gillquist
A moving description of the search for the Orthodox Faith by the leader of a group of former Evangelical Protestants who were eventually received by the Antiochian Orthodox Church. An excellent introductory book for non-orthodox and for Orthodox who wish to increase their understanding of Church history. Comes with the review of Fr. Seraphim Johnson from The True Vine, which adds the dimension of Holy Tradition not found in the book. 189pp Paper d$16.00 Order
(BC) THE BRIDE OF CHRIST
by Chrysostomos Stratman
An excellent treatise on the Holy Orthodox Faith, the mystical Body of Christ. 24pp Paper d$2.00 Order
(CFW) THE CHRISTIAN FAITH AND WAR
by Metropolitan Antony Khrapovitsky
Answers drawn from Holy Scripture and Holy Tradition on the subject of war, capital punishment, etc. by a great hierarch and theologian. 16pp Paper d$3.00 Order
(CC) CHRISTIANITY OR THE CHURCH?
by New Martyr Bishop Ilarion
An exceptionally fine exposition, written as an 'apology' for those in the West who do not understand the nature of the Church. Once again available after being out-of-print for several years. 48pp Paper d$6.00 Order
(CP) CHRISTIANITY OR THE PAPACY?
An Appeal to Roman Catholics. by Fr. Alexey Young.
A concise explanation of the differences between Orthodoxy and Roman Catholicism. 31pp Paper f$3.00 Order
(C1) THE CHURCH IS ONE. A.
Khomiakov. A study of the Church's uniqueness written
in response to non-Orthodox correspondents of Khomiakov.
(CFS) A COMPARISON OF THE MYSTICISM OF FRANCIS OF
(CRN) CONCERNING THE RELICS OF ST. NICHOLAS, ARCHBISHOP OF MYRA.
A provocative essay on the truth surrounding the theft of the relics of St. Nicholas and their transference to Bari, Italy. 22pp Paper f$5.00 Order
CONFESSION OF FAITH of our Righteous God-bearing
Father Nikodemos the Hagiorite, translated by Fr. George
Dokos. Written as a “just apology” and defense of the Orthodox
Faith, and citing the examples of early Church Fathers who were persecuted
for the Faith, St. Nikodemos addresses the subjects of Kolyva and Memorial
Services, the Prerogatives of Sunday, That our Lord worked as a Carpenter,
the Story of the Magi, and the Mystery of the Divine Eucharist.
An important addition to instructional volumes on Orthodox teaching.
115pp. Paper d$12.00
(CF) CREATION AND FALL
by Rev. L. Puhalo
A timely and excellent treatise, based on patristic sources, of portions of the Book of Genesis. Annotated. 36pp Paper d6.00 Order
NEW (CRE) THE CREED Several articles from The True Vine including “The Historical Setting of the Creed” and ”The First Ecumenical Council” by Holy Transfiguration Monastery, and “The Creed” by the Rt. Rev. Michael Gelsinger. A valuable compilation in one booklet. 52pp. Paper d$3.00 Order
(DAN) DANCE, O ISAIAH: Questions
and Answers on Some of the Differences Between Eastern
Orthodox Christianity and Other Faiths by Constantine Platis.
Divided into sections for easy reference, with the main parts being devoted to differences in Protestant and Roman Catholic teachings. Large format. 160pp. Paper e$15.00 Order
See HOMOOUSIOS below for a companion volume covering other sects.
(RED) THE DOGMA OF REDEMPTION
by Metropolitan Antony Khrapovitsky.
An excellent treatise on the mystical and moral aspect of the teachings of the Church Fathers on redemption. Available on the web site of Holy Transfiguration Monastery: www.thehtm.org.
(DCM) THE DOGMA OF THE CHURCH IN THE MODERN WORLD
by Fr. George Grabbe (later
Bishop Gregory). An important
treatise on the Orthodox Church today. 31pp. Paper d$4.00 Order
(EAST) THE EASTERN ORTHODOX CHURCH: Keeping faith with Christ yesterday, today, and unto the ages. A concise explanation of the Orthodox Faith as set forth in the Nicene Creed, and contrasted with the deviations of the western churches through history. An excellent introduction for non-Orthodox, and "refresher" for Orthodox. 14pp. Paper e$1.00 Order
(EBC) EUCHARIST, BISHOP, CHURCH: The Unity of the Church in the Divine Eucharist and The Bishop During the First Three Centuries by John D. Zizoulas, Metropolitan of Pergamon. A historical and theological study exploring the origins and development of Church. A classic work on ecclesiology translated from the Greek. 280pp. Paper e$19.00 Order
(ECA) ECUMENISM, COMMUNISM AND APOSTASY: THE SPIRITUAL STATE OF THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD by Archimandrite Constantine of Holy Trinity Monastery. Reprint of an excellent article from “Orthodox Life” July/Ausust 1960 which analyzes the relationships between variouis factions in the religious world of the 1960's, and the Russian Orthodox Church. 23pp. Paper e$2.50 Order
(EE) ECUMENISM EXAMINED
by Dr. Constantine Cavarnos
A lecture given by Dr. Cavarnos to a group of Orthodox clergy. An analytical discussion of the ecumenical movement and the Church's participation in it. "Clear, easy to read and well-documented." (Archimandrite George Kapsanis, Abbot of Gregoriou Monastery, Mt. Athos) 64pp Paper d$8.00 Cloth d$15.00 Order
(EOC) ENTERING THE ORTHODOX CHURCH: The Catechism and Baptism of Adults by Met. Hierotheos of Nafpaktos. This book presents a concise preparation of catechumens in the spiritual life and worship of the Church drawn from Tradition. Starting with a section on the historical preparation of catechumens, it goes on to the spiritual life and finally the theology in the Symbol of Faith. 203pp. Paper e$17.50 Order
(FW) FALSE WITNESS: A Dialogue with Jehovah’s Witnesses
by Luke Gehring.
Some valuable arguments to use when confronted by Jehovah’s Witnesses . 15pp. Paper f$2.00 Order
(OE) FR. GEORGES FLOROVSKY ON ECUMENISM
by Dr. Constantine Cavarnos
An overview of the thinking of Fr. Georges Florovsky on ecumenism drawn from his extensive writings. 15pp Paper f$3.00 Order
(FSR) FR. SERAPHIM ROSE AND THE DOGMA OF REDEMPTION: A Study in
A collection of articles by Fr. Michael Azkoul, Dr. George Gabriel, Bp. Balaam (Novakshonoff) and Abp. Vitaly (Ustinov) concerning Fr. Seraphim’s Report and The Dogma of Redemption by Met. Anthony Khrapovitsky. Also contains the Introduction to The Dogma…” and a sermon of Met. Philaret of N.Y. 37pp. Paper d$5.00 Order
(FEA) THE FEASTS OF THE LORD by Met. Hierotheos of Nafpaktos.
Since man is made in the image of God, by connecting
our lives with events in the incarnate life of the
Lord found in the Great Feasts, we can experience more
fully the mystery of the Divine Economy. An exceptional book.
(NEW) (FRF) FRAGRANT FLOWERS:
Orthodox Homilies on the Lives of the Saints by Augoustinos
N. Kandiotes, Bishop of Florina, Greece, trans.
by Asterios Gerostergios. A collection of 52 homilies
on Old and New Testament saints, briefly recounting their
lives as the miracles of God in the world and living examples
for us to follow. 221pp.
Paper d$17.50 Order
(GGT) A GUIDE TO GREEK TRADITIONS AND CUSTOMS IN AMERICA, 2nd Edition, by Marilyn Rouvelas. Once more available, this is an essential book for anyone who wishes to understand contemporary Greek Orthodox customs and traditions in America, as well as in the Diaspora throughout the world. Most valuable are the descriptions of religious traditions and customs of everyday life. Profusely illustrated with line drawings, and well indexed. It is the finest introduction to Greek and Orthodox customs available in English. Over 60,000 copies sold. 411pp. Cloth d$30.00 Order
(HRC) A HISTORY OF THE
RUSSIAN CHURCH ABROAD AND THE EVENTS LEADING TO THE AMERICAN METROPOLIA’S
AUTOCEPHALY: 1917-1971. Long out of print,
we have reissued this book as a historical document in light of the
recent reunification of the Russian Church Abroad with the Moscow
Patriarchate. 109pp. Paper/wire bound.
(HOC) THE HOLY ORTHODOX CHURCH, or the Ritual, Services,
and Sacraments of the Catholic and Apostolic Church
by the Rev. Sebastian Dabovich
A reprint of the conise explanation of the church written around the turn of the century - one of the first in English. A good explanation for non-Orthodox. 77pp Paper e$6.00 Order
(HOM) HOMOOUSIOS: Orthodox Christian Answers to statements by
Other Faiths by a reader of the Eastern Orthodox
Church. Companion volume to DANCE, O ISAIAH, this volue shows some
of the way Orthodox Christianity differs from the faith of the Mormons,
Seventh-Day Adventists, Jehoval's Witnesses and other "non-mainstream" religions.
Large format. Paper 83pp.
(HDO) HOW DOES ORTHODOXY DIFFER FROM THE WESTERN DENOMINATIONS?
by Metropolitan Anthony of Kiev and Galich, translated from the Russian
An excellent treatment of the spiritual and moral differences between east and west caused by the divergent theologies which developed. 9pp Paper b$.50 Order
NEW (HUM) THE HUMAN BODY: Ascesis and Exercise by Metropolitan Hierotheos of Nafpaktos. A brief and concise presentation of the Orthodox Church’s teaching on the human body, the organ through which the soul communicates with creation. Provoked by the Olympic Games it Athens, as well as by the modern fad of “body worshippers,” this puts the human body in perspective for Orthodox Christians. 100pp. Paper e$12.00 Order
(ICOB) I CONFESS ONE BAPTISM by Fr. George D. Metallinos.
Again available, this book contains the interpretation and
application by the Kollyviades fathers and Constantine Oikonomos
of Canon VII of the 2nd Ecumenical Council. It examines the principles
and scope of “acrivia” (strictness) and “economia” as well as the
nature of the Mystery of Baptism as defined by the Orthodox Church.
Contains canons and local decisions on the reception of converts
in an Appendix. 142pp. Paper
(IS) IMMORTALITY OF THE SOUL
by Dr. Constantine Cavarnos
The testimony of the Old and New Testaments, Orthodox iconography and hymnography, and writings from the Church Fathers and other writers on the immortality of the soul. An important compilation. 96pp Paper d$7.00 Order
NEW (IP) IN PEACE LET US PRAY TO THE LORD: An Orthodox Interpretation
of the Gifts of the Spirit
by Fr. Alexis (Trader).
An explanation based on the thousand-year history of the Holy Mountain Athos and its saints and the ascetical-mystical tradition of the Orthodox Church. Contains an extensive bibliography. 301pp. Paper d$23.00 Order
(IGP) INTRODUCTION TO ST. GREGORY PALAMAS. Fr. George Papademetriou. “An excellent introduction to this great saint and a valuable contribution to the study of his theology” (Dr. Constantine Cavarnos).175pp Paper e$16.00 Order
|(IGG) IS THE GRACE OF GOD PRESENT IN THE SOVIET CHURCH?
NOTES ABOUT THE CATACOMB CHURCH IN RUSSIA.
by Professor Ivan Andreyev.
A timely and discerning work that discusses the deeper spiritual reality behind the catastrophic events of the Russian Revolution that still imposes its influence on the Russian Orthodox Church today. 98pp. Paper e$10.00 Order
(JPT) JURIDICAL JUSTIFICATION THEOLOGY: An Orthodox Refutation and a Statement of the Orthodox Teaching. Contains the monograph "Juridical Justification Theology" by Dr. Kharalambos Anstall which is a survey of western theology of Redemption and an Orthodox refutation, and the monograph "Justification, the Path to Theosis" by Fr. Michael Azkoul. The concept of “justification” as understood by the Orthodox Church contrasted with the understanding of the West. 56pp. Paper d$5.00 Order
(LCON) LETTERS FROM A CONVERT: Missionary Letters from an Orthodox
Convert to her Protestant Parents
A well written introduction to the Orthodox faith. Revised edition; newer, nicer format. 48pp Paper e$5.00 Order
(LFA) LETTERS TO FATHER ARISTOTLE: A Journey through Contemporary
by Frankie Schaeffer
Very sound insights about liturgical language, secularism, the spiritual life, the ascetical and monastic discipline, the current state of Protestantism and Roman Catholicism, and ecumenism. Well written and easily understood. 213pp Paper e$23.00 Order
(LIF) LIFE AFTER DEATH by Met. Hierotheos of Nafpaktos. In his own words, the author says of this book: “I examine the problem of death within the perspective Christ’s resurrection. The last things have entered time and space with Christ’s incarnation and His resurrection…”. 384pp. Paper e$35.00 Order
(LIFE) THE LIFE: THE ORTHODOX DOCTRINE OF SALVATION. AN ORTHODOX CATECHISM. Clark Carlton. An easy-to-understand format, fully supported with scriptural references and quotations from the fathers. 191pp. Paper e$23.00 Order
THE LIVES OF SAINTS with Several Lectures and
Sermons by Fr. Sebastian Dabovich. Fr. Sebastian Dabovich,
who reposed in 1940, was one of the true missionaries of the Orthodox
in America in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. In this volume
he recounts with clarity and simplicity the lives of 14 popular Orthodox
saints, and provides instructive sermons on a variety of subjects such
as “Why Christians Bring Loaves,” “The Sunday of Orthodoxy” and more. Paper 173pp. d$13.00
THE LORD'S PRAYER: A DEVOUT
INTERPRETATION AND THREE LESSONS OF THE ORTHODOX FAITH
by St. Nikolai Velimirovich.
Translated from the Serbian, from the writings of St. Nikolai (author of The Prologue), these beautiful selections are now available in English in an attractive little volume.. 88pp, Paper d$8.50 Order
NEW(MFA) MANNA FROM ATHOS: The Issue of Frequent Communion on the Holy Mountain in the Late 18th and Early 19th Centuries, by Hieromonk Patapios and Archbishop Chrysostomos. The first complete English translation of the treatise Concerning Frequent Communion generally attributed to St. Macarios of Corinth and St. Nicodemos the Hagiorite, the two central figures of the Kollyvades movement. Presents the theological arguments in support of frequent Communion. 187pp. Paper f$43.00 Order
NEW (MSE) MAN'S SPIRITUAL
EVOLUTION by Constantine Cavarnos. Although a sequel
to Dr. Cavarnos' book Holiness: Man's Supreme Destiny,
this volume approaches man's spiritual evolution towards
union with God in a step-by-step progression, drawing upon
the Scriptures and examples from the lives of several saints.
Contains descriptions of some valuable spiritual reading. 95pp.
Paper d$7.00 Order
(MARR) MARRIAGE: AN ORTHODOX PERSPECTIVE by
An excellent work which stresses marriage as a "mystery" in the true Christian context of life on earth - an earthly and eternal bond between husband and wife. 144pp Paper d$11.00 Order
(MOC) THE MIND OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH
by Met. Hierotheos Vlachos, trans. by Esther Williams.
Nine talks devoted to the foundation of Ecclesiology according to the Fathers of the Church, clarifying some of the confusion found these days. 247pp. Paper e$23.00 Order
LETTERS OF SAINT NIKOLAI VELIMIROVICH translated by Hierodeacon
Serafim Baltic. St. Nikolai of Zicha and Ochrid wrote answers to many
questions posed to him by laity and clergy in a very simple and clear
manner. In 1932 the collection of 300 letters were printed in Serbian,
and are now being made available in 3 volumes in English and Serbian.
They are a treasure of practical spirituality on a myriad of subjects.
(ML1) Volume 1, 375pp. d$15.00 Order
(ML2) Volume 2, 415pp. d$15.00 Order
Volume 3 to be announced.
(MID) THE MORAL IDEA OF THE MAIN DOGMAS OF THE FAITH
by Anthony Khrapovitsky, Metropolitan of Kiev. Demonstrates that the dogmas of the faith can be understood by a livning experience alone and not by academic examination. 147pp Paper d$8.00. OUT OF PRINT
(NC) THE NICENE CREED FOR YOUNG PEOPLE WITH
by Fr. Anthony M. Coniaris.
A well-written explanation of the Nicene Creed for young people. Adults will gain insight from it also. 105pp Paper e$15.00 Order
(NOB) A NOBLE TASK: Entry
into the Clergy in the First Five Centuries by
Lewis J. Patsavos, translated by Normal Russell. A
rich collection of key texts from the Father sand early church
councils setting out what was expected from aspirants to the
clergy in the early Christian centuries, particularly in the
spiritual aspects. Excellent bibliography and index.
364pp. Paper d$25.00 Order
(NCH) THE NON-CHALCEDONIAN HERETICS: A contribution to the Dialogue
Concerning the "Orthodoxy" of the Non-Chalcedonians
by The Holy Monastery of St. Gregory, Mt. Athos, Greece.
A significant statement by one of the Holy Mountain monasteries which did not endorse statement of the Joint Orthodox and non-Chalcedonian commission. 42pp Paper f$4.00 Order
by Fr. Michael Pomazansky
A summary of the themes of the Old Testament and their place in Orthodox worship and study. 40pp Paper d$4.00 Order
NEW (OMS) ON MIRACLES AND SIGNS: From the Essays of Bishop
Ignaty Brianchanninov, trans.
by Natalia Challis. An excellent discussion on those
in trhe Bible who demanded miracles and signs from the
Saviour. 32pp. Paper d$4.00 Order
|NEW (ONCE) ONCE DELIVERED TO THE SAINTS.
By Fr. Michael Azkoul.
This book is an engaging, scholarly work by one of the most profound and provocative Orthodox theologians of our time. By incorporating the most influential people and events which have influenced the Christian Faith, the author guides the reader into the new millenium from the perspective of the guardians and expositors of the Christian Faith
“Fr. Michael…gives an exposition of our Holy Orthodox Faith and defends its position in the present cultural relativistic society. He maintains the patristic spirit of holding fast to the uniqueness of Orthodoxy that offers the truth of salvation only through Christ.”
C. Papademetriou, Associate Professor
372pp Paper a
NEW (ONE) ONE LORD, ONE FAITH, ONE BAPTISM: Thirty Years of Witness
to Orthodox Christianity.
Contains some of the best and most important articles published in the Witness since its inception in 1968. A valuable tool to give those we are trying to help to understand what it is that makes Orthodox Christianity unique.
122pp Spiral bound a$11.00 Order
| (TOC) THE ORTHODOX CHURCH
by Timothy (Bishop Kallistos) Ware (4th edition)
A clear, detailed introduction to the Orthodox Church containing the history, beliefs and worship of the Church. A valuable work, though unfortunately oriented towards the ecumenical movement. 352pp Paper d$16.00 Order
Note: We recommend also buying the book “THE ORTHODOX CHURCH” AND ”THE ORTHODOX WAY” REVIEWED (See (OCOW) below ) by Hieromonk Patapios to help evaluate certain modernist and ecumenical positions in The Orthodox Church
(ECUP) THE ORTHODOX CHURCH AND ECUMENISM
by Fr. (St.) Justin Popovic.
The long-awaited English translation (by Benjamin Emmanuel Stanley) of Fr. Justin’s important work contrasting the ecclesiology of the Holy Orthodox Church with the humanistic ecumenism of the west. This book is a treasure! 179pp. Paper e$36.00 Order
(ECU) THE ORTHODOX CHURCH AND ECUMENICAL MOVEMENT: 1920-1969
by Rev. George P. Macris
A detailed study of the involvement of the Orthodox Church in the Ecumenical Movement with numerous quotations from and references to original source materials, and an extensive bibliography. A unique handbook on the subject of ecumenism from a traditionalist viewpoint. 185 pages. illus. Paper f$23.00 Order
(OCOW) “THE ORTHODOX CHURCH” AND ”THE ORTHODOX WAY” REVIEWED
by Hieromonk Patapios.
A traditionalist critique of two popular introductions to Eastern Orthodox Christianity written by Bishop Kallistos Ware. Both reviews were printed in the periodical, Orthodox Tradition. 103pp. Paper e$9.00 Order
(OCC) THE ORTHODOX CHURCH CALENDAR: IN DEFENSE OF THE JULIAN CALENDAR. Two well written articles defending the traditional calendar. 62pp Paper e$4.00 Order
(OFL) ORTHODOX FAITH AND LIFE IN CHRIST
by Fr. Justin Popovich
Writings of this great Father of the Church on education, the Church, philosophical trends of our times and ecumenism. Also contains his masterpiece the "Introduction to the Lives of the Saints." 248pp Paper d$17.50 Order
(OVM) THE ORTHODOX VENERATION OF MARY THE BIRTHGIVER OF GOD
St. John Maximovitch
A clear presentation of the church’s teaching regarding the Theotokos. 88pp Paper d$7.00 Order
AND PHILOSOPHY. Dr. Constantine Cavarnos. Addressed to persons
who are deeply interested in comprehending Orthodox Christianity in its significant relations
both to ancient Greek philosophy and to Modern Western
European philosophy. 237pp.
Paper d$12.00; Cloth d$17.50
(ORF) ORTHODOXY AND THE RELIGION OF THE FUTURE
by Fr. Seraphim Rose.
The “New Age” religions of the 20th century presented in contrast to the Orthodox patristic standard of spiritual life. 235pp. Paper d$10.00 Order
(OBE) OUT OF BODY EXPERIENCES
Rev. L. Puhalo
Combats the concept of "out of body" experiences as being from God. 36pp Paper d$4.00 Order
(OPD) AN OUTLINE OF ORTHODOX PATRISTIC DOGMATICS. Protopresbyter John Romanides, Late Professor of Dogmatics at the University of Thessalonika and University of Athens. Translated by Protopresbyter George Dion. Dragas. This is a concise introduction to his understanding of the basic tenents of the Eastern Orthodox Faith and the fundamental differences from those of Western (Augustinian or Franco—Latin) Christian theology. Topics covered include The Holy Trinity, the doctrine of the Church, the Church’s Holy Tradition and many other theological subjects. Greek-English texts on facing pages. 127pp + Notes. Paper. d$16.00 Order(PH) THE PAPACY IS HERESY.
PATRISTIC THEOLOGY: The University
Lectures of Fr. John Romanides, translated from
the Greek by Hieromonk Alexios (Trader). “Fr. John’s lectures
were not mere citations from Patristic texts, but an entrance into
the Patristic spirit and experience through the Fathers’ relationship
with our Triune God in their hearts. On this basis … we can refer
to a ‘pre-Romanides’ period and a ‘post-Romanides’ period in our
universities, since he was the first person to enable academic theologians
to understand the interconnection between the history and worship
of the Orthodox Church as expressing the experience of the Church
body and bearing witness to the life in Christ, and not as independent
scholarly knowledge unrelated to the believer’s struggle for salvation.”
Protopresbyter George D. Metallinos.
296pp. Paper e$20.00 Order
(POT) THE PERSON IN THE ORTHODOX TRADITION
by Metropolitan Hierotheos Vlachos, trans. by Esther Williams.
The teaching of the Orthodox Church on the nature of the person-hypostasis contrasted with western philosophical thought on the subject. An excellent treatise for understanding the theology of the Church on man. 349pp. Paper e$33.00 Order
PREACHING IN THE ORTHODOX CHURCH: Lectures
and Sermons by a Priest of the Holy Orthodox Church by Fr.
Sebastian Dabovich. As Fr. Sebastian writes in his preface,
this book is “an offering to the English-speaking public in general,
and to the American in particular, a historic, theological, and
moral review of the Orthodox Eastern Apostolic Church…in the form of
lectures and sermons” which portray the actual practice and teaching
of the Church. Paper 104pp.
(TJR) PROPHET OF ROMAN ORTHODOXY: THE THEOLOGY OF JOHN ROMANIDES
by Andrew J. Sopko.
The first Greek theologian to question the Augustinian and Thomistic foundations of contemporary Greek and Russian theology. Challenging reading for the advanced theological student. 161pp Paper d$12.00 Order
(QU) THE QUESTION OF UNION
by Dr. Constantine Cavarnos with a preface by Photios Kontoglou
Excellent summary of the key differences between Greek Orthodoxy and Roman Catholicism. 52pp Paper f$5.00 Order
(RAF) RATIONALISM AND FUNDAMENTALISM:
The Two Banes of Western Theology by Metropolitan Ephraim of Boston.
An important treatise clarifying the differences between Orthodox
interpretation of the Scriptures and history and that of the west.
Large format. Paper 25pp.
(ARG) A REALISM OF GLORY: Lectures on Christology in the Works of Protopresbyter John Romanides by James L. Kelley. A analysis of the Christological theology of Fr. John Romanides based upon his writings, which clearly defines +Orthodox teaching in contrast to that of ancient and modern heresies. Paper 111pp. d$12.00 Order
(REP) THE REPLY OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH TO ROMAN CATHOLIC OVERTURES
by Anthimos, Patriarch of Constantinople
A historical document of great value. Text has been augmented by an Epilogue: two documents from Mt. Athos and "Is the Papacy a Church" by Alexander Kalomiros. 43pp Paper b$2.50 Order
(RF) THE RIVER OF FIRE
by Alexandre Kalomiros
An exceptional talk given at the 1980 Seattle Orthodox Conference, sponsored by St. Nectarios American Orthodox Church, on the workings of God's dispensation and our redemption. Has been translated into Greek, Russian, Serbian and French. Already a classic work on the Orthodox understanding of good and evil and heaven and hell. 34pp Paper a$4.00 Order
(RFG) THE RIVER OF FIRE
by Alexandre Kalomiros. Greek translation of original talk. e$5.00 Order
(RTA) THE ROAD TO APOSTASY: SIGNIFICANT ESSAYS ON ECUMENISM
by Bishop Photii of Triadza
Contains three essays entitled "Orthodox Unity Today," A Fateful Step on the Road to Apostasy and "The Patristic Church Calendar". 41pp Paper f$4.50 Order
NEW (RUD) THE RUDDER (PEDALION) of the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church, Revised and edited by Ralph J. Masterjohn. Now available in PDF format on CD, thoroughly indexed and hyperlinked by topic and council for ease of use. The new revision contains only the canons and decisions of the ecumenical and regional synods, and the ancient and patristic commentaries contained in the original Greek edition of 1800 compiled by Agapius, Hieromonk and Nicodemus, Monk of the Holy Mountain (Athos). A complete and faithful English translation. List price: $99.95 Special Introductory price: $85.00 Order(CATE) SACRED CATECHISM OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH by Demetrios N. Vernardakis, edited and augmented by Constantine Cavarnos. A clear and concise exposition of the main tenents of the Orthodox Faith as found in the Symbol of Faith, the Ten Commandments, the Beatitudes, Liturgy and Mysteries of the Church. 141pp. Paper d$11.00 Order
(CHR) SAINT NEKTARIOS: Vol.
2 CHRISTOLOGY. Translated by St. Nektarios Monastery,
The First Volume of translated workes by St. Nectarios is
(NEK1) REPENTANCE AND CONFESSION (1) by St. Nektarios of Pentapolis. The epilogue of St. Nectarios’s book Concerning the Immortality of the Soul translated for the first time into English. A short but important book for all Orthodox Christians in their struggle for salvation. Several photographs and color illustrations of the convent in Aegina. 71pp. Paper d$12.00 Order
(TPR) ST. CYRIL OF
ALEXANDRIA: TEACHING ON THE PRIESTHOOD.
A series of lectures by Protopresbyter George Dion. Dragas
based on St., Cyril's "De Adoratione.". A moving study on
the work of Christ, Who is the True High Priest, fulfilling
the Old and granting the New Priesthood. 88pp Paper. d$8.00 Order
(GN) ST. GREGORY OF
NYSSA ON THE HUMAN SOUL: It's Nature, Origin, Relation to the Body,
Faculties and Destiny
By John P. Cavarnos.
Originally written as a doctoral these and later revised and enlarged, this volume is a unique exposition on the nature of the human soul as presented by St. Gregory of Nyssa. 95pp.Paper. d$8.00 Order
NEW (SCI) THE SCIENCE OF SPIRITUAL MEDICINE: Orthodox Psychotherapy
in Action by Hierotheos, Metropollitan of Nafpaktos. A continuation
of ORTHODOX PSYCHOTHERAPY, this volume emphasizes the practical application
of the spiritual healing which leads to communion with God within the Chruch.
470pp. Paper e$40.00.
(SLSC) A SECOND LOOK AT THE SECOND COMING: Sorting Through the Speculations by T. L. Frazier. A balanced and well-researched treatment of the end-times, presenting the historic teaching of the Church as reflected in patristic writings and the lives of the saints – in contrast to today’s “pop religion” and “televangelism.” 325pp. Paper. d$19.00 Order(SSJ) SERMONS AND WRITINGS OF SAINT JOHN, ARCHBISHIP OF SHANGHAI AND SAN FRANCISCO, A valuable collection of the sermons and writings of St. John. Each of 4 volume contains from 10 to 15 articles written by the Saint, as well as some of his sermons. A real treasure chest. Vol. 1 65pp, Vol. 2 64pp, Vol. 3 65pp, Vol. 4 61pp. Paper SOLD BY SET ONLY f$32.00 Order
(SGP) A STUDY OF GREGORY PALAMAS
by John Meyendorff.
St. Gregory Palamas was one of the greatest Orthodox
theologians of the middle ages. He wrote on the Jesus Prayer
and on man's potentiality to attain theosis. This is not easy
reading. 248pp Paper
| (SAE) THE STRUGGLE AGAINST ECUMENISM: The History
of the True Orthodox Church of Greece from 1924 to 1994.
Published by The Holy Orthodox Church in North America
The definitive and most complete history of the Struggle Against Ecumenism which is tied in with the history of the Old Calendar movement. A "must read" for those who are interested in the Church's historical background. An excellent explanation of why "Old Calendarists" are opposed to the Ecumenical movement. Over 50 illustrations. 20 Appendices, with index. Sewn paperback. 348pp. A review of this book is available here. Paper e$12.00 Order
(SYN2) SYNAXIS: Orthodox Christian Theology in the 20th Century
by Sts. Kyril and Methody Orthodox Christian Education Society
Collections of excellent articles on theology, church music, iconography, pastoral subjects and much more. 70pp Vol. 2 Paper d$3.50 Order
Written in 1869, the early period of St. John's ministry, these sermons form the public expression of hesaint's private thoughts--often mirroring his diary (a small portion of which is found in My Life in Christ ). Written in a clear and simple style, this excellent translation is a joy to read. 96pp Paper $13.50 Order
(TEA) THE TEACHINGS OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH, Vol.1
by Rev. Michael Azkoul
A much needed work covering an introduction to Orthodox doctrine, including chapters on the Trinity, the Creation, the Economy of Old Israel, and Jesus the Christ. Contains in the Appendix a treatise on Augustine of Hippo, as well as an excellent glossary of terms and an index. Written in a simpler style than his other works. 256pp Cloth e$18.00 Order
THE TRUTH: WHAT EVERY ROMAN CATHOLIC
SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHURCH
by Clark Carlton.
Helps Orthodox understand why the two churches are not in communion with one another. Points out similarities and differences between the two churches. 271pp. Paper e$23.00 Order
(TTW) THESE TRUTHS WE HOLD: The Holy Church: Her life and teachings
compiled by a Monk of St. Tikhon’s Monastery
Covers Church history, worship, architecture, symbolism, the liturgical cycle of the church, monasticism and the church’s teachings. 394pp Paper, d$33.00 Order
(TT) THINKING THEOLOGICALLY: ‘THE MYSTIC’AND
‘THE LAWYER’ by Fr. Michael Azkoul
and Abp. Lazar Puhalo. An interesting treatise examining
the mystical theology of Orthodoxy with the legalistic
and philosophical theology of the west. 26pp.
(USA) TO THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIANS OF THE USA
by Chrysostomos Stratman
An address to Orthodox Christians by a convert on the wonders and beauty of Orthodoxy. 24pp Paper d$2.00 Order
THE TOLL-HOUSE MYTH:
The Neo-Gnosticism of Fr. Seraphim Rose,
by Rev. Dr. Michael Azkoul and Presbytera Irene Matta, M. Th.
An Orthodox theological response to the "toll house" theory, incluidng many patristic references. Paper. 116pp Paper d$10.00 Order
| (TWO) TWO PATHS: Papal Monarchy--Collegial Tradition.
by Michael Whelton.
"An ardent, thorough examination of the devolution of Rome's legitimate 'primacy of honor' in the ancient Christian Church into the ill-founded, problematic, and divisive doctrine of papal infallibility...". (Kimberly Patton, Asst. Professor in Comparative Religion, Harvard Divinity School) 215pp Paper d$23.00 Order
ULTIMATE THINGS: An
Orthodox Christian Perspective on the End Times
by Dennis E. Engleman
A biblical and historical work written to help serious Orthodox prepare their hearts and minds to meet our Lord. An excellent companion to Against False Union . 296pp Paper d$17.00 Order
THE WAY: WHAT EVERY PROTESTANT
SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHURCH
by Clark Carlton.
A book to be read by Protestants who want to know what the faith is all about. 222pp. Paper e$23.00 Order
(WC) WHY CHRISTIANITY
by Rev. Michael Azkoul
Fr. Michael answers the questions "Why should I be a Christian? What's so special about Christianity? Which among the many Christian denominations should I choose?" This thought-provoking booklet answers these and many more searchers' questions. Revised from the serialized version which appeared in The Orthodox Christian Witness . 34pp Paper a$3.00 Order
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