In his classic work Intimacy, Henry J.M. Nouwen, one of the most beloved spiritual writers of the 20th century, explores the pathway to a more creative and fulfilling intimacy in our relationship with God. A wise and optimistic guide to the complexities and rewards of the fully developed inner life, Intimacy stands alongside The Wounded Healer, With Open Hands, Making All Things New, and Nouwen’s other notable works, as well as the writings of C.S. Lewis, Thomas Merton, and other influential Christian scholars and thinkers.
Apostolic Tradition, as this text is best known, was identified in the early twentieth century as the work of Hippolytus, a Christian leader from third-century Rome. The text provides liturgical information of great antiquity, and as such has been massively influential on liturgical study and reform, especially in Western Churches. The second edition of this [...]
Although many virtues found residence with the Mother of God, yet when it comes to simplicity, St. Mary immediately stands conspicuous and a sole source of inspiration and reference. In the book of the Song of Songs we read, “There are sixty queens And eighty concubines, And virgins without number. My dove, my perfect one, [...]
“No one fully understands the mystery of death. People of all faiths wrestle with its meaning, striving to answer fundamental questions. Does death make irrelevant all we have experienced? Does God await us after death? What happens to us after we die? In this book Dr. Chirban explains how Orthodox Christians turn to the reality [...]