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A Christian Ending to Our Lives: Death, Funeral, Burial, and Memorials in the Orthodox Christian Tradition
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A review of the far reaching subjects associated with the remembrance of death, aging, burial and praying for the repose ...
A Discourse on Abba Philimon
Philokalia
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This Discourse is a precious narrative included within the Philokalia because of its priceless passages on practicing in ...
A Heart for God: Lessons from the Life of the Holy King and Prophet David
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Explore the life of the Holy Prophet and King David, a man with a “heart for God.”  Through his life we ...
A Simple Heart: Cultivating Simplicity in the Spiritual Life
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This eminently practical series is dedicated to the cultivation of simplicity in spiritual life, and is punctuated with ...
Akolouthia of St. Raphael, Bishop of Brooklyn
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St. Raphael (Hawaweeny) was the first Orthodox bishop ever consecrated in America. He came to this land in 1895 and pour ...
American Holiness: A Religious History of America and Her Saints
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A Religious History of America and Her Saints. In each lecture, the first portion surveys American religious history and ...
An Address on Vainglory and the Proper Upbringing of Children
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A treatise on inspired and practical advice on Christian parenting by St. John Chrysostom.  This text sets the dail ...
An Orthodox Catechism
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A broad introduction to Orthodox Christianity designed to expose the catechumen to the contours of Orthodox faith and li ...
Apocalypse Soon
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Fr. Josiah exposits the Book of Revelation verse by verse in order to give the reader insight into both the original mea ...
Ascetic Discourse by St. Neilos the Ascetic
Philokalia
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St. Neilos presents a substantial rationale and vision for investing one's energies in the cultivation of the soul and t ...
Byzantine Chant Training (Orthros)
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Byzantine Chant Training - Orthros  is the second in a series of chant training by Bishop Basil. This audio, virtua ...
Byzantine Chant Training (Vespers)
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Byzantine Chant Training - Vespers  is the first in a series of chant training by Bishop Basil. This audio covers m ...
C. S. Lewis: Advice on Faithful Christian Living in a Secular Age
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Fr. Andrew unveils Lewis' edifying counsel on fidelity to Christ when one’s societal culture has abandoned God. No ...
Christian Marriage and Secular Culture: What it Should be and What it has Become
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Today Christian marriage is under terrible assault. The marriage culture in America is in serious decline, and many beli ...
Combo Special! 1) The Antichrist and Signs of the End of the World and 2) The Soul After Death
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This is a two part reading of the works of St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco.  In part one the saint dist ...
Combo Special! 1) Marriage: The Great Sacrament and 2) On Holy Virginity
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A two part reading of the works of Elder Aimilianos of Simonopetra and St. Philaret of Moscow. Part 1: Marriage: The Gr ...
Combo Special! 1) Masturbation: Love's Thief 2) The Plague of Pornography: The Black Death of the 21st Century
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The mind of the church on masturbation, love’s thief, and pornography, the plague of the 21st Century. Masturbatio ...
Concentrated Prayer: Praying as an Expression of Love for God
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This lecture explores praying as an expression of love for God. In this series Father Maximos, with his distinctive peda ...
Confession and Spiritual Direction
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In these enlightening lectures Father Maximos elucidates the meaning of confession, and provides many practical insights ...
Contemporary Orthodox Elders
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The nature of spiritual direction and eldership in the Church is unfolded through an examination of the lives of influen ...
Contend for the Faith: An Exposition of Jude
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The Letter of Jude is perhaps the least known and studied book of the 27 books that constitute the New Testament. Writte ...
Counsels on the Holy Priesthood
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These lectures are designed to reveal the inspired paradigm of priestly identity and service drawn from select Church Fa ...
Divine Energy: Saving Transformation in Jesus Christ
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In these profound reflections Fr. Joseph presents an Orthodox understanding of salvation as much more than words, concep ...
Do This and You Shall Live: An Exposition of the Ten Commandments for the 21st Century
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A review of how the Law of God – The Ten Commandments – directs all people to Christ, manifests His beauty a ...
Drive: How to Save Your Soul in Traffic
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Driving – explore how we might transform this seemingly lost time into opportunities for spiritual reflection and ...
Evagrios the Solitary, On Asceticism and Stillness
Philokalia
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In this beautiful and brief Philokalia text Evagrios hymns the great virtues of solitude, and provides practical counsel ...
Evagrios the Solitary, On Prayer: 153 Texts
Philokalia
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On Prayer: 153 Texts is a seminal work by Evagrius the Solitary, sometimes known as Evagrius Ponticus. He was a dis ...
Evagrios the Solitary, Texts on Discrimination
Philokalia
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A masterful examination of the interior workings of the human heart in its battle for virtue and war against the demonic ...
Extracts from the Texts on Watchfulness
Philokalia
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A very short reading – five paragraphs by Evagrios the Solitary on watchfulness. ...
For the Encouragement of the Monks in India who had Written to Him: One Hundred Texts together with An Ascetic Discourse written to the Same monks
Philokalia
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This Philokalia text was written as an antidote to discouragement and despair that had afflicted a community of monks. T ...
Forgiveness: Balm for the Heart
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In this series Dr. Xenia Enke, an accomplished Orthodox Psychologist and clinician, presents the essential componen ...
Four Hundred Texts on Love
Philokalia
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Here St. Maximos expounds the very essence of the Christian life - the way of love. Four Hundred Texts on Love is the mo ...
God's Statesmen: Pious Christian Kings
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A presentation of the lives of eight saintly Kings of the first Christian millennium: Ss. Constantine the Great, Theodos ...
Healing Our Diseases: The Church as a Spiritual Hospital
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A close examination of the therapeutic nature of the Church as a spiritual hospital providing a means for acquiring divi ...
Holy Orthodoxy and Abortion
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Each year in January the Orthodox Church in America commemorates the Sanctify of Life. This is done each year around the ...
Homily on the Ascension of the Lord and His Future Advent
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How has the Ascension of the Lord changed our life and world? Listen and you will discover the answer. The master preach ...
Islamic Sharia Law in America: An Orthodox Christian Perspective
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An Orthodox Christian perspective of Islamic Sharia law and the implications for America in the light of Islam’s s ...
Job: Lessons on Faith, Wisdom and Suffering
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In the Book of Job, the Christian believer sees an example of unconditional faith and patience in suffering; learns the ...
Joy Within Discomfort: thriving Amidst Anxiety and Depression
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These edifying lectures offer a wealth of practical understanding and counsel designed to provide a pathway forward to j ...
Joy: An Exposition of Saint Paul's Letter to the Philippians
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An exposition of St. Paul's Epistle to the Philippians. This sacred letter reveals the world-conquering mystery of Chris ...
Lessons from the Lives of Ss. Peter and Paul
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An exploration of the traditional Greek Christian understanding of the three powers of the soul, the intellect, the will ...
Letter to a Young Widow
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Here is a majestic vision of the Kingdom of God and the value of marital love. This precious and intimate letter of the ...
Letter to Nicolas the Solitary
Philokalia
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This is a classic Philokalia text explaining the fundamentals of spiritual life. Written to a young and zealous Christia ...
Live! The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom
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This Divine Liturgy audio entitled "Live! The Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom" is an offering in song to the Lord ...
Lord and Master of My Life: Reflections on the Prayer of St. Ephraim the Syrian
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This series is dedicated to one of the signature prayers of the sacred season of Great and Holy Lent, and is designed to ...
Love: The Most Excellent Way - An Exposition of 1 Corinthians 13
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A verse by verse interpretation of the great love chapter 1 Corinthians 13, inspiring all Christians to live this life o ...
Loving God Without Fear
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Loving God Without Fear is a free three part lecture series by Bishop Irenei (Steenberg) of Richmond and Western Europe ...
Mary Greeted Elizabeth: Witnessing Christ in the World Today
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Enjoy this lecture delivered by Father Maximos (Constas) at the fall retreat of the Orthodox Inter Seminary Movement hel ...
Master or Slave: Technology in the Christian Life
Theological Lectures
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These lectures examine in detail the pervasive influence of the digital revolution in all aspects of contemporary life. ...
On Guarding the Intellect: Twenty-Seven Texts
Philokalia
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The great battles of the spiritual war are noetic, that is, battles of the mind and heart.  Learn to pray with watc ...
On Providence
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Holy counsel on why a Christian should trust God in every detail of his or her life, and how to do it even in the midst ...
On the Causes and Uses of Affliction
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A masterful homily by St. Philaret on how God's love is expressed for us in our trials and tribulations turning our cros ...
On the Character of Men and the Virtuous Life - 170 Texts. A Work Attributed to St. Antony the Great
Philokalia
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This introductory text of the Philokalia sets forth a standard of practical holiness to which the remaining sacred writi ...
On the Eight Vices
Philokalia
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This is a classic spiritual text on the nature of sin and how to overcome it. In this text St. Cassian begins with the m ...
On the Holy Fathers of Scetis and on Discrimination
Philokalia
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In this beautiful and eminently practical guide for spiritual progress St. John Cassian produces the teaching of the Des ...
On the Mother and Brethren of Christ: A Homily on the Great Feast of the Holy Nativity of the Theotokos
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In this sublime homily, the master-preacher, St. Philaret, unfolds the nature of the intimate relationship that the Moth ...
Orthodox Theology in America Today
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Enjoy this interview with Bishop Irenei (Steenberg) of Richmond and Western Europe of the Russian Orthodox Church in America.  Bishop Irenei is an internationally recognized scholar of patristics, former head of the Dept. of Theology at the University of Leeds (UK) and author of “The Beginnings of a Life in Prayer.”

Orthodox Worship and the Divine Liturgy
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The mysteries of the Holy Liturgy are explained with patristic commentary; the 25 foundational principles of traditional ...
Patriotism: The Duty of a Christian to His Nation
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This five-lecture series by Father Josiah Trenham is designed to ignite the waning fires of patriotic love in the hearts ...
Personhood in the Life and Ministry of Elder Sophrony (Sakharov)
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Explore the depths of what it means to be a human person called to union and communion with the Living God, through Fath ...
Prayer and Salvation
Theological Lectures
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In this edifying offering, Fr. Patrick Reardon makes evident his penetrating insight into the text of Holy Scripture, an ...
Prayer of the Heart in an Age of Technology and Distractions
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This seven-lecture series was delivered by Father Maximos in February of 2014 to the clergy of the Diocese of Los Angele ...
Pre-Communion Prayers / Post Communion Prayers from the Liturgikon
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These prayers are essential in the proper preparation for communion, and in the appropriate thanksgiving to be made afte ...
Relationships: Human Relationships in the Light of Christ & Patristic Principles of Parenting
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Two lectures dedicated to Relationships – Human relationships in the light of Christ and patristic principles of p ...
Religion and the Public Square: Mutual Interviews with Father Josiah and Barry Lynn, Executive Director of Americans for the Separation of Church and State
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Riches in Christ: An Exposition of the Epistle of St. Paul to the Ephesians
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Patristic Nectar Publications is pleased to present a new six-part lecture series entitled: Riches in Christ: An Exposit ...
Rock and Sand
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An Orthodox Appraisal of the Protestant Reformers and Their Teachings

Sacred Psalmody
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The sacred psalter has long been the central prayer book of the Church, and the heart of Her liturgical services. Here w ...
Sage Counsel: Wisdom for Christian Living from the Proverbs
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The important Proverbial themes on godly living and virtue as found in the book of Proverbs are expounded. Principles fo ...
Saints, Sanctity and the Life of St. Raphael of Brooklyn
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Father Maximos (Constas) and Father Josiah Trenham explore the subject of what constitutes a Saint of the Church.  ...
Should Christians Go To Doctors
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In this age of materialism in which health care and the elongation of physical life have trumped soul care and the quest ...
Soul Cleansing: The Mystery of Confession
Theological Lectures
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The Holy Sacrament of Confession is examined both theologically and with practical application to our lives.  We le ...
Ss. Kallistos and Ignatios: Directions to Hesychasts
Philokalia
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This extensive treatise on the prayer of the heart ranges over a broad field of topics on how to acquire pure prayer inc ...
St. Diadochos of Photiki: On Spiritual Knowledge and Discrimination
Philokalia
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This text is a treasure trove of guidance for deep prayer and the purification of the heart as well as presenting precio ...
St. Gregory of Sinai: On the Signs of Grace and Delusion
Philokalia
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In this magnificent treatise St. Gregory teaches about pure prayer of the heart, and how to distinguish it from demonic ...
St. Gregory Palamas: In Defense of Those Who Devoutly Practice a Life of Stillness
Philokalia
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This treatise is an excerpt of a longer treatise written to defend hesychasm. In this treatise the Saint defends the psy ...
St. Hesychios the Priest: On Watchfulness and Holiness
Philokalia
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This magnificent treatise has been cherished by readers of the Philokalia for its penetrating insight into the working o ...
St. John of Damascus: On the Virtues and the Vices
Philokalia
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"Virtue can only be attained by unremitting effort." So writes the Damascene in this magnificent homily on the virtues a ...
St. Mark the Ascetic: No Righteousness by Works
Philokalia
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“Sell everything and buy Mark!" (From a 14th century manuscript of St. Mark's works).  Such is what believers ...
St. Mark the Ascetic: On the Spiritual Law - 200 Texts
Philokalia
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“Sell everything and buy Mark!" This phrase found on a 14th century manuscript of St. Mark's works represents how ...
St. Maximos the Confessor On the Lord's Prayer
Philokalia
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The vast majority of the 2nd volume of the Philokalia is dedicated to writings of St. Maximos the Confessor. On the Lord ...
St. Nikephoros the Monk, On Watchfulness and the Guarding of the Heart
Philokalia
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This beautiful text is usually the first text recommended to beginners when setting off to read the Philokalia. It is an ...
St. Symeon the New Theologian: On Faith
Philokalia
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In this treatise it is argued that the vision of God is accessible to both monk and layman by faith. The text recounts t ...
St. Symeon the New Theologian: The Three Methods of Prayer
Philokalia
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This brief treatise is dedicated to the elucidation of three forms of prayer- two of which are insufficient and harmful, ...
St. Thalassios the Libyan: On Love, Self-Control and Life in accordance with the Intellect
Philokalia
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These sage and pithy teachings are full of precious wisdom for the development of a sturdy spiritual life and a fruit-be ...
Starting Down the Royal Path: How to Become an Orthodox Christian
Theological Lectures
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This lecture provides an detailed overview of the traditional path of Orthodox Christian catechesis. In this lecture, bo ...
Taking Every Thought Captive to the Obedience of Christ: Reflections on Multiculturalism and Feminism in Antichrist Culture
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Reflections on multiculturalism and feminism in an antichrist culture, and the need to hold every thought captive to the ...
Taming Lions: The Life and Prophecy of the Holy and Righteous Daniel
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A deep look into the longer Orthodox and Catholic version of the precious Old Testament prophetical Book of Daniel, unlo ...
Teen Choir Manuals
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The Teen Choir Director’s Manual is a practical guide designed to provide the necessary instruction for parish cho ...
Ten Homilies on the Holy Virgin Mary
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These Marian Homilies by the master-preacher, St. Philaret of Moscow, provide a veritable treasure chest of theology and ...
The Apostolic Fathers
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A review of the earliest post-New Testament Christian literature providing inspiring examples of Christian devotion and ...
The Ascetical and Pastoral Theology of St. Silouan the Athonite and Archimandrite Sophrony
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In these lectures Father Zacharias unfolds the major contours of the theology of the great contemporary elders St. Silou ...
The Beatitudes
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Each beatitude is unveiled revealing the universal character of an authentic Christian, the blessings associated with each beatitude and the benefits the earth enjoys through the lives of Christians who manifest these sacred dispositions. 

The Bible and the Church
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A discourse on the important subjects surrounding the nature of Holy Scripture and its relationship to the Church of Chr ...
The Byzantine Hymnody of the Great Feast of the Holy Dormition of the Theotokos chanted in English and Arabic
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Dr. Cohlmia, the chanter for this hymnody, is a board-certified ophthalmologist in Wichita, Kansas (1997-present), and h ...
The Christian Life is Impossible...All We are able to Do is to Die Daily
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Troves of collected wisdom from the great ascetics of the Church in ancient and contemporary times concerning the cultiv ...
The Desert Fathers
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The principles of spiritual life expressed in the lives and sayings of the Desert Saints continue to inspire devotion to ...
The Doctrines of Demons: A History of Early Heresy
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An examination of the major heresies of the first four centuries of Christian history, explaining the mind of the Church ...
The Good Husband: Five Lectures on the Christian Ideal
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The core character of the ideal Christian husband and his high calling from God in marriage is unveiled. The Christian i ...
The Good Wife: Five Lectures on the Christian Ideal
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The core character of the ideal Christian wife and her high calling from God in marriage is unveiled. The good wife as h ...

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