The Divine services constitute a treasury of theology and life for all Orthodox Christians. Whilst compiled and formed throughout the ages by men, they were guided by the Holy Spirit, who guides the Church into all truth (cf. John 16:13). Therefore, we do not just believe the divine services are interesting sources of theology, or men's expressions of worship – they [...]
Today we are interviewing Fr Andrew Stephen Damick, the author of Orthodoxy and Heterodoxy by Ancient Faith Publishing, host of a blog by the same name, and the author of the podcast Roads From Emmaus on Ancient Faith Radio. Recently, he completed An Introduction to God, also by Ancient Faith Publishing.Can you tell us something about your own background?I [...]
Elder Paisios of Mount Athos is considered by many in the Orthodox Church to be a saint. His formal canonization in the nearest future is widely anticipated. His influence is especially felt in that, while he bore the same Holy Spirit and inspiration as saints of the past, he spoke to those who live today. What is more astounding is [...]
Motivations and inspirations for writing are tricky things. Sometimes a story is a small seed that grows in the back of your mind, which you occasionally water and prune, and you just know when it’s ready to bloom onto the page. At other times, it’s an idea, or a feeling, or a person, so irresistible that it impresses itself on [...]
A weekly round-up of articles, blog posts, and reviews. Dr. Jean-Claude Larchet, Orthodox Frenchman and author of numerous books on an Orthodox approach to Spiritual Healing, gave an interview recently to the official radio station of the Church of Greece. The interview was transcribed, subsequently translated by John Sanidopoulos, and posted to his new weblog Honey and [...]
We hope this will be the first of many regular installments of the "Writer's Corner", a chance for authors of books we carry to talk about the creative process and their inspirations and temptations in completing their work. What better way to kick off the series than with a member of the Holy Trinity Monastery [...]
Welcome to our brand new website! This site is the fruit of months of work by our bookstore staff and seminarians. We also owe special thanks to Orthodox Web Solutions for the background design. In the coming days, we'll be publishing a series of posts on the great features available to you on this new platform. [...]
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