In the fourth century, a nun named Egeria traveled through the Holy Land and wrote an account of her experiences. In the twenty-first century, Fr. Lawrence Farley followed partially in her footsteps and wrote his own account of how he experienced the holy sites as they are today. Whether you’re planning your own pilgrimage or want to read about places you may never go, his account will inform and inspire you.
What if God designed your church? What if He came down and told an architect exactly how to make it: building materials, size, shape, where to place the furniture, what art to place there…every detail? Wouldn’t you wonder, WHY? Why this type of wood or this kind of metal? Why this artwork here instead of [...]
If there’s anything you want to know about life in first-century Jerusalem, you’ll find it in Joachim Jeremias’s classic study, Jerusalem in the Time of Jesus. Delving into conditions during New Testament times, Jeremias discusses industries, commerce, foreign influences, economic classes, social status, and more. His list of sources includes talmudic and Qumranic material, Josephus, [...]
Russia has long exercised a special fascination for people in the West, which has been increased recently by the publicity given to the dissent of its leading intellectuals. Western Christians, tortured by self-doubt and an agonizing revaluation of all their values, are now hearing new and strange voices from Russian that bear testimony to the [...]
Books and Media
Moheb Thomas (Author); Youstina Thomas (Author); His Grace Bishop Youssef (Forward); Rev. Fr. Abraham Wassef (Forward)
Weddings and Wedlock : Insights from the Church Fathers on Happiness, Marriage, and Wedding Celebrations Moheb Thomas (Author); Youstina Thomas (Author); His Grace Bishop Youssef (Forward); Rev. Fr. Abraham Wassef (Forward) Marriage has existed since the creation of mankind, and wedding festivities celebrate one of the most joyous milestones in life. This book outlines the [...]
THE HOLY PASCHA – BOOK I: Lazarus Saturday and Palm Sunday This publication was originally available in Arabic in a series of books called Al-Durra al-?aqsiyya Li-l-Kanisa al-Qib?iyya (The Ritual Gem of the Coptic Church). It outlines the spiritual and deep rituals of the sacraments, feasts and fasts of the Coptic Church in light of [...]