The Heavenly Banquet is the most comprehensive Divine Liturgy commentary available in the English language. With over 300 bibliographical sources, an abundance of biblical citations, and quotations from Church Fathers and modern authors, The Heavenly Banquet is a treasure.
THB addresses head-on not only liturgical matters, but also social, moral and doctrinal issues, always in a clear, practical, informational, and uplifting way. In depth, yet easy to follow, written in simple, understandable language, this book will aid Catechists and instructors who can draw from its abundant material for presentation and discussion. This work will be of great benefit to any Orthodox Christian who wants to obtain a better understanding of the Divine Liturgy.
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SAINT Iakovos (Tsalikis) (+1991) belongs to a special group of contemporary charismatic Elders (Paisios and Porphyrios, Fr. Dimitri Gagastathis and others) who were responsible for a resurgence of faith among those who knew them personally. The author of this book, Professor Stylianos Papadopoulos, was blessed to know the Elder. His intimate knowledge of the Elder’s life together with his literary talent make the story on these pages come alive. 208 pages, Photos throughout. More Info »
How many times have you been approached by an Evangelical Christian asking whether you have been saved, or have Jesus in your heart, or have made a confession of faith in Jesus with your lips, etc? Saint Theophan the Recluse shows us how to deal with this sensitive subject, allowing us to defend the truth and bring back those who have fallen into error. More Info »
A contemporary hero of the Orthodox Church is Fr. Dimitrios Gagastathis († 1975), a giant of a Saint, a towering, prophetic figure, a man of great faith and prayer, whose feet touched the earth but whose head reached the heavens. Papa-Dimitri lived amidst the problems and cares of the world as a married priest (with nine daughters), yet lived like an angel rather than an earthly man. This book is comprised of Papa-Dimitri’s letters and notes. They reveal wondrous and extraordinary events from his life which testify to his living faith in the true God. More Info »
Jesus: Fallen? addresses the controversial subject of Christ’s Human Nature. Answers to the following questions—and many more—are given in this study, backed by Patristic and modern sources of East and West: Was Jesus Christ a fallen human being, like us? Was His human nature corrupt and sinful, inherently and necessarily subject to suffering and death? Did He inherit a fallen humanity? If His humanity was fallen how was He sinless? Did He have human ignorance? No other study has treated and addressed this topic as directly and thoroughly from an Eastern Orthodox perspective, and in this regard it constitutes an important contribution to Christology. More Info »