A respected monk and spiritual father from Mount Athos describes the basics of Othodox spirituality for the beginner or seeker. Written by a monastic for lay people, this helpful book also includes a suggested list of further reading.
From the Prologue: Oftentimes we look at sin through two completely different lenses. Prior to committing a sin, we view it through the lens of insensibility, and thus consider the sin to be entirely natural. However, after it has been committed, we look at the same sin through the lens of despair, which magnifies it [...]
Booklets & Pamphlets
Compare 20 Bible translations in a single glance. Discover what the translations have in common, how they differ, and which one is best for you. It’s all found in the bestselling Bible Translations Comparisonpamphlet that offers an easy-to-use format, full color design and glossy finish. The comparison chart displays: the name of the translation, the method [...]
From the Prologue: Repentance is man’s return to God. It is a change-of-heart in the nous from the darkness of sin to the light of Christ. The beginning of this journey is “the awareness of our errors, which is a great opportunity for us to attract divine mercy. This is why the Prophet David says [...]
From the Prologue: When we wish to emphasize the importance of something, we say that it is a matter of life and death. A matter of primary importance for those of us who believe in heaven and hell perhaps even the most important is our departure from the world and the life after death. After [...]
From the Prologue: Today, despite the remarkable progress of medical science, the number of people who are ill is increasing and new diseases and illnesses continue to make their appearance. Almost every family has previously experienced or is currently going through the pain and ordeal of an illness and therefore it can be helpful to [...]