Orthodox Saints & Patristic Church Fathers (211)
Set against the turbulent backdrop of the early twentieth century, this fascinating true-life account reads almost like a novel. Demoralized by the encroaching liberalism of the Anglican Church, Englishman Charles Sydney Gibbes travels abroad in a crisis of faith. Finding work as a tutor to the Russian aristocracy, his world is changed forever when he receives a personal invitation from Empress Alexandra Fedorovna to become a tutor to her children. His intimate connection with the Imperial Family for the next ten years carries him into their mesmerizing world of elegance and nobility, then is shattered by their brutal murders at the hands of the Red Army.
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In these pages we see the simplicity and truth of the Gospel reflected in anecdotes of contemporary Fathers of the Holy Mountain; we read of the connection between the light of Christ`s Transfiguration on Mount Tabor, and Orthodox monastic spirituality; we learn how St. Herman of Alaska, America`s first Orthodox saint, was in a sense a gift of Athos to America.
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In a charming, personal style, Mr. Kalliatsos informs us about many events of the ever memorable father Porphyries` life. He had personal knowledge of those events, and thus, he helps us enter the space of his secret experiences and understand the salvific teaching of our holy Church. Behind the lines of Mr. Kalliatsos` personal writing, there is a precious treasure of father Porphyries` teaching and advice, very beneficial to all of us. May father Porphyries speak to each one of us through the lines of this book and tell us what is useful and beneficial to our souls.
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A book of reminiscences on the life and sayings of the Elder Paisios (1924-1994), one of the towering figures of Greek Orthodox monasticism in the 20th century. He is considered a candidate for sainthood by many. Orthodox believers and seekers from all about the globe streamed to his little hermitage on the Holy Mountain, i.e., Mount Athos in Greece, the spiritual center of the Orthodox Church. They sought spiritual guidance and prayers from this humble monk who astounded many with his God-given ability to read hearts and prescribe true medicines for the soul. The author, a fellow Athonite monk, has recorded his own memories of Elder Paisios, along with those told him by other acquaintances of the elder. Includes several photos of the elder and the places where he lived.
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An inspirational account of one of the twentieth century’s great ascetics and missionary of love. An Orthodox Mother Theresa. The book became a best-seller in Greece by word of mouth. The sections of the book include her biography, transcripts of talks given, sayings or one line gems noted by fellow nuns, and excerpts from letters to spiritual children. She lived in Greece, England, India, and Israel. She had working and spiritual relationships with people of different Christian denominations as well as non-Christians without compromising her own Orthodox faith.
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