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The Tradition in the Holy Orthodox Church

Bible

The Bible and the Church. By C.G. Pallas
The Bible in Orthodox Christian Education. By Rev. Paul Schneirla
Bishop's Pastoral Letter on the New Revised Standard Version. By Bishop Tikhon of San Francisco and the West
The Lord is My Shepherd. By Archbishop Dmitri of Dallas and the South
The Magi and the Infant Jesus. By Monk Themistocles (Adamopoulo)
My Bible, My Friend. By V. Rev. Fr. James Meena
An Orthodox Christian Response to the Inclusive Language Lectionary. By Fr. Paul N. Tarazi
The Two Pre-Eminent Confessors. By Archbishop Stylianos of Australia
Some Remarks About Biblical and Liturgical Translations. By Archbishop Peter (L'Huiller) of New York and New Jersey
Unprecedented Mutuality. By Archbishop Stylianos of Australia
Violence and the Gospel. By Metropolitan George (Khodr) of Mount Lebanon
Zacchaeus the Publican. By Metropolitan George (Khodr) of Mount Lebanon
Old Testament
Divine Revelation and the Old Testament. By Monk Themistocles (Adamopoulo)
Newness and the Image of God. By Fr. Paul N. Tarazi
On the Meaning of Biblical Prophecy. By John C. Trevor
New Testament
The Beatitudes. By Archimandrite Athanasius Saliba
Forgive Us. By Rev. Vladimir Berzonsky
Lord, Crown Me! By V. Rev. James Meena
The Name of God: Abba. By Fr. Paul Tarazi
The Parable of the Talents. By Fr. Jonathan Hemmings
Who Gave Us the New Testament? By Rev. Fr. A. James Bernstein
Galatians
St. John Damascene's Commentary on Saint Paul's Letter to the Galatians
Matthew
The Orthodox Christian Approach. By Archimandrite Timotheos Pantelakos
Reflections on the Word of God. By Rev. Dr. Stanley S. Harakas

Church History

The Iconoclastic Crisis. By Rev. Fr. Gabriel Barrow
The Schism of the Roman Catholic Church from the Eastern Orthodox. By Archbishop Michael of North and South America
The Triumph of the Gospel of Love. By Monk Themistocles (Adamopoulo)
Orthodoxy in Africa
A Brief History of the Orthodox Church in Ghana. By Andrew Anderson
Chronology (of Christianity in Africa). By Metropolitan Makarios (Tillyrides) of Kenya and Irinoupolis
The Founding of the First Orthodox Missionary Centre in South Africa. By Metropolitan Makarios (Tillyrides) of Kenya and Irinoupolis
The Makarios Legacy in Kenya. By Metropolitan Makarios (Tillyrides) of Kenya and Irinoupolis
Notes on the Orthodox Church in Kenya. By Metropolitan Makarios (Tillyrides) of Kenya and Irinoupolis
The Origin of Orthodoxy in East Africa. By Metropolitan Makarios (Tillyrides) of Kenya and Irinoupolis
The Orthodox Church in Benin. By Dn. Timothy Dewedi
The Orthodox Mission in Madagascar. By Matina Kouvoussis
The Orthodox Patriarchal School in Nairobi and Orthodoxy Today. By Metropolitan Makarios (Tillyrides) of Kenya and Irinoupolis
The Patriarchate of Alexandria Down the Centuries. By Metropolitan Makarios (Tillyrides) of Kenya and Irinoupolis
Saintly and Ascetic Life in the Church of Alexandria. By Metropolitan Makarios (Tillyrides) of Kenya and Irinoupolis
Twelve Young African Candidates for Priesthood. By Bishop Panteleimon of Ghana
Orthodoxy in America
Comments on Orthodox Unity. By Metropolitan Maximos (Aghiorgoussis) of Aenos
"The Dawning of a New Day". By Fr. Basil Zebrun
The Eastern American and Canadian Diocese [Serbian]. By Fr. Rade Merick
The Implications of the Present Moment for Orthodoxy: An Interview with Fr. Leonid Kishkovsky.
Orthodox Cooperation on the Local Level: What Unites Us. By Fr. Daniel Keller
Orthodoxy and America. By V. Rev. Alexander Schmemann
Orthodoxy in America: Success and Failure. By Metropolitan Philip (Saliba) of New York and North America
Reflecting on the Future of Orthodoxy in America. By Archbishop Peter (L'Huiller) of New York and New Jersey
The Orthodox Church in North America: Mission and Evangelism. By Metropolitan Philip (Saliba) of New York and North America
The Serbian Orthodox Church in the United States of America. By Fr. Rade Merick
The Spirit of Orthodoxy. By Deacon R. Thomas Zell
What's Wrong with Being Ethnic? By Fr. John Reeves
Orthodoxy in Asia
The Birth of the Orthodox Church in Indonesia. By Archimandrite Daniel B.D. Byantoro
Focus on India.
Orthodoxy in Canada
A History of the Archdiocese of Canada. Orthodox Church in America
Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. By Rt. Rev. Dr. Oleh Krawchenko
Orthodoxy in Europe
Brief Historical Review of the Holy Archdiocese of Crete. By Prof. Theocharis Detorakis
Christian Europe: An Orthodox Perspective. By Professor Constantine Scouteris
The Contribution of Orthodoxy on the Course Towards a United Europe. By Metropolitan Michael (Stakos) of Austria
Discovering Orthodoxy. By Fr. Michael Harper
Orthodoxy in England: Symbols of Bishop's Ministry on the Byzantine Silk from the Tomb of St. Cuthbert. By Yurie Klitsenko
Stages in the Historical Course of the Greek Church. By Emmanuel Constantinidis
Church of Serbia
Kosovo in the History of the Serbian Church. By Veselin Kesich
Serbian Church in History. By Dr. Radomir Popovic
The Serbian National Cathedral. By Fr. Rade Merick
Specifics of Serbian Orthodoxy. By Fr. Dosenovich
Orthodoxy in the Middle East
"And They Were First Called Christians in Antioch..." By Metropolitan Elias (Audi) of Beirut
Antioch Revisited. By Archpriest Joseph Antypas

Dogmatics

Angel of Satan. By Archbishop Stylianos of Australia
Catholicity of the Church. By Fr. Milan Savich
Creationism versus Evolution. By Fr. George Nicozisin
The "Partial" and the "Whole" in the Dialectic of Divine Economy. By Archbishop Stylianos of Australia
Dogma and Authority in the Church. By Archbishop Stylianos of Australia
Doxology, the Language of Orthodoxy. By Professor Constantine Scouteris
Faith and Science in Orthodox Gnosiology and Methodology. By V. Rev. Prof. Dr. George Metallinos
Father Alexander Schmemann: Singing in the Right Key. By Fr. Alexis Vinogradov
Fishers of Men. By Archbishop Stylianos of Australia
God - the Supreme Being. By V. Rev. Fr. Michael Baroudy
How We Evaluate the Dead. By Archbishop Stylianos of Australia
The Mystery of Faith. By V. Rev. Fr. Paul Yerger
The Mystery of Prosopon (Person) and Human Adventure. By Archbishop Stylianos of Australia
On Unity and Unity of Faith. By Archimandrite Nicholas Pissare
The Orthodox Catholic Faith. By V. Rev. Damian Krehel
The Orthodox Christian Concept of Man. By Rev. Fr. Stephen Fraser
Orthodox Man as the Image of God. By Fr. George Rados
Platonic Elements in Pseudo-Dionysius Anti-Manichaean Ontology. By Professor Constantine Scouteris
Powers and Principalities (the Rulers). By Archbishop Stylianos of Australia
Rags of Mortality: Original Sin and Human Nature. By Archpriest Alexander Golubov, Ph.D.
The Sacrament of Priesthood in Holy Scripture Theological Presuppositions. By Professor Christos Voulgaris
The Seventh Sunday of Pascha: Christian Dogma and Defending God's Truth. By Archbishop Dmitri of Dallas and the South
Slaves and the Liberated. By Archbishop Stylianos of Australia
Soul & Dust. By Metropolitan George (Khodr) of Mount Lebanon
Symbol of Life's Execution. By Rev. Vladimir Berzonsky
Theologian in Modern Society. By Archbishop Stylianos of Australia
Theology for Everybody. By Rev. Fr. Theodore Ziton
Theology Within the Orthodox Sacred Tradition. By Metropolitan Maximos of Ainos
The Truth in Christianity: The One True Doctrine and the Many False Ones. By Apostolos Makrakis
Unity of the Faith of the Church Throughout the Whole World. By Saint Irenaeus
What is 'The Rapture'? (Part 1 of 2). By Fr. Dimitri Cozby
What is 'The Rapture'? (Part 2 of 2). By Fr. Dimitri Cozby
Holy Spirit
The Holy Trinity and the Parousia of the Holy Spirit According to St. John Chrysostom. By Stylianos Papadopoulos
With or Without the Holy Spirit? By Fr. Michael Harper
The Word and the Spirit. By Metropolitan George (Khodr) of Mount Lebanon
Working of the Holy Spirit. By Rev. Fr. John Chromiak
Holy Trinity
Image, Symbol and Language in Relation to the Holy Trinity. By Professor Constantine Scouteris
One Single Source: An Orthodox Response to the Clarification on the Filioque. By Metropolitan John (Zizioulas) of Pergamon
Jesus Christ
Christ and Antichrist. By Archbishop Stylianos of Australia
Christ and Culture. By Professor Constantine Scouteris
Jesus, the Deliverer and the Prophet. By Fr. Ilyas Kurban
The Mind of Christ. By Bishop John (Kallos) of Thermon
The Verbal Icon of Christ. By Professor Veselin Kesich
Miracles
Parameters of the Miracle. By Archbishop Stylianos of Australia
Salvation
The Church and Salvation. By Rev. Fr. Michael Stott
On Salvation. By Rev. Fr. Theodore Ziton
Theotokos
The Mystery of the Virgin Mary. By Archbishop Stylianos of Australia
The Theotokos. By Archbishop Dmitri of Dallas and the South
The Veneration of the Virgin Mary in the Orthodox Church. By Archbishop Dmitri of Dallas and the South

Patristics

The Philokalia. By Fr. Jonathan Hemmings
The Therapeutae of Philo and the Monks as Therapeutae According to Pseudo-Dionysius. By Prof. Constantine Scouteris
Apostles
The Apostle Paul and Corinth. By Monk Themistocles (Adamopoulo)
The Apostle Peter and Orthodox Conscience. By Archbishop Stylianos of Australia
Beloved Physician. By Ezekiel Bozikis
St. Athanasius of Alexandria
Heroes of the Fourth Century (Part I): St. Athanasius of Alexandria
St. Basil the Great
Heroes of the Fourth Century (Part II): Saint Gregory of Nazianzus and Saint Basil the Great
St. Cyril of Alexandria
St. Cyril of Alexandria's Teaching on the Priesthood. By V. Rev. Dr. George Dion. Dragas
St. Gregory of Nazianzus
Heroes of the Fourth Century (Part II): Saint Gregory of Nazianzus and Saint Basil the Great
St. Gregory of Nyssa
Heroes of the Fourth Century (Part III): St. Gregory of Nyssa and St. John Chrysostom
Jesus Christ in the Theology of Saint Gregory of Nyssa. By Archbishop Christodoulos of Athens and All Greece
St. John Chrysostom
Heroes of the Fourth Century (Part III): St. Gregory of Nyssa and St. John Chrysostom
The Holy Trinity and the Parousia of the Holy Spirit According to St. John Chrysostom. By Stylinoas Papadopoulos
St. John of Damascus
The Mystery of Death in the Hymns of St. John of Damascus. By Fr. Joseph Frawley
St. John Damascene Commentary on Saint Paul's Letter to the Galatians
St. John of Damascus. By Archpriest Paul W. Moses

Liturgics

About Reverences. By Bishop Tikhon (Fitzgerald) of San Francisco and the West
The Akathist Hymn. By Emmy Karavellas
The Celebration. By Dn. Emmanuel Stamatiou
Christ - The New Passover. By Valentina Zander
Creation of the World; Making of the Tabernacle and the Rite of Church Consecration. By Yurie Klitsenko
Feastdays and Services to the Theotokos. By Bishop Demetri (Khoury)
Formation of the Laos in and for Community. By Professor Constantine Scouteris
The Gathering. By Rev. Fr. Joseph J. Allen
The Great Paracletic Canon of Blessed Emperor Theodoros Laskaris II. By Archbishop Stylianos of Australia
The Holy Spoon and Proper Hygeine. By Rev. Fr. Stylianos Muksuris
Holy Water - During Epiphany and Baptisms. By Rev. Fr. Stylianos Muksuris
The "Lamb" and "Bridegroom". By Archbishop Stylianos of Australia
Liturgical Matters: The Lukan Jump. By Archbishop Peter (L'Huiller) of New York and New Jersey
Liturgy and Life: The Use of Incense in Church. By Rev. Fr. Theodore E. Ziton
The Long Line. By Dn. Emmanuel Stamatiou
Lord Have Mercy!? By Stephanie Yazge
The Meaning of Sunday. By Fr. Michael Azkoul
Office of Holy Epiphany. By Fr. John Chromiak
On the Occasion of the Salutations to the Holy Mother of God. By Archbishop Stylianos of Australia
Revisiting Father Alexander Schmemann's Work on the Problems of the Church in America. By Fr. Alexis Vinogradov
Saturday, the Day of the Souls. By Archbishop Stylianos of Australia
Saying "Amen" to Our Story. By Fr. John Shimchick
"When Thou, O Lord Was Baptized in the Jordan,..." By Rev. Fr. Gabriel Barrow
Why Do We Have Our Homes Blessed? By Phyllis Meshel Onest
Words of Life. By Fr. Thomas George
Worship. By Rev. Thomas Fitzgerald
Baptism
Infant Baptism. By Jordan Bajis
"Many are Called..." By Rev. Vladimir Berzonsky
On Holy Baptism. By Fr. John Maxwell
Sponsors at Baptism. By Fr. David Abramtsov
A Talk to Godparents. By Fr. Michael Buben
"Thus It Becometh Us to Fulfill All Righteousness". By Archbishop Dmitri of Dallas and the South
Chrismation
What is Chrismation? By Fr. Michael J. Buben
Confession and Penance
Confession. By Archbishop Dmitri of Dallas and the South
Confession and Communion. By Fr. Michael J. Buben
Confession and Repentance. By Bishop Job of Chicago
Confession and the Bible. By Antony Bassoline
Meditation on the Holy Sacrament of Confession. By Archpriest Jehad Michael
The Meaning of Confession. By V. Rev. Sergius Chetverikov
On Holy Confession. By Fr. John Maxwell
Repentance. By Archie Wilson
Repentance - The Axe to the Roots. By Fr. Michael Harper
The Sacrament of Confession as a Tool. By Fr. Joseph Allen
The Sacrament of Penance. By Bishop Tikhon of San Francisco and the West
Why Should I Confess My Sins to a Priest? By Fr. John Dresko
Young People and Confession. By Fr. Milton Efthimiou
Divine Liturgy
Communion and Otherness. By Metropolitan John (Zizioulas) of Pergamon
The Consecration of the Holy Gifts - the Church's Affair (Part I of II). By Rev. Fr. Stylianos Muksuris
The Consecration of the Holy Gifts - the Church's Affair (Part II of II). By Rev. Fr. Stylianos Muksuris
The Curtain of the Temple. By V. Rev. Fr. Dimitri Cozby
The Epiklesis of the Divine Liturgy. By Rev. Fr. Theodore Ziton
The Eucharist in the Ancient Church and Contemporary Practice. By Boris Sove
Eucharistic Unity: Communion of the Faithful. By Vincent Rossi
The Explanation of the Divine Liturgy. By Bishop Theophilos of Campania
The Ikonostasis: Its Meaning in the Celebration of the Divine Liturgy. By Fr. Michael Buben
Introduction to the Divine Liturgy. By Rev. Fr. George Mastrantonis
Participating in the Eucharist: A Way of Life or a Social Occasion? By Dr. Michael Massouh
The "Western Rite": Is It Right for the Orthodox? By Fr. Michael Johnson
Fasting
On Fasting and Communion. By His Holiness Patriarch Pavle of Serbia
Fasting - A Means to an End! By Judy Yentzen
Let Us Begin the Fast with Joy
The Meaning of Fasting in the Orthodox Church. By Fr. Milan Savich
Some Reflections on Fasting. By John Boojamra
Great Lent
The Significance of Great Lent. By Bishop John (Kallos) of Thermon
Icons
Honoring God's Work. By Fr. Dimitri Cozby
"Never as Gods": Icons and Their Veneration. By Professor Constantine Scouteris
Liturgical Language
Some Remarks About Biblical and Liturgical Translations. By Archbishop Peter (L'Huiller) of New York and New Jersey
Words of Life. By Fr. Thomas George
Marriage
Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage in the Orthodox Church. By Bishop Athenagoras (Peckstadt) of Sinope
On Second Marriages. By Bishop Tikhon (Fitzgerald) of San Francisco and the West
Nativity of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ
Liturgical Commemorations in Preparation for the Nativity. By Archbishop Dmitri of Dallas and the South
Ordination and Vocations
Christ's Sacred Ministry. By Rev. Robert Lucas
Diaconate. By Fr. Joseph Allen
In Honor of the Priesthood. By Theresa Johnson
A Letter to a Future Priest. By V. Rev. Alexander Schmemann
The Mission and Image of the Priest According to Biblical Thought. By Bishop Jovan (Mladenovic) of Western America
Ordination and Vocation. By Paul Moses
The Orthodox Churches and Priestly Celibacy. By Metropolitan Damaskinos (Panadreou) of Switzerland
The Royal Priesthood. By Rev. Robert E. Lucas
The Sacrament of Priesthood in Holy Scripture Theological Presuppositions. By Prof. Christos Sp. Voulgaris
A View from the Nave: On Recruiting Future Priests. By George Benjamin Gapen
What Is a Bishop, Priest, Deacon. By Fr. Michael Buben
Prayer
A Forgotten Dimension of Prayer. By Fr. Gregory Buss
The Power of Prayer. By Serge Bolshakoff
Why We Pray. By Fr. Alexander Turner
Reception of Converts
Acceptance into the Orthodox Church: Bishop's Instructions. By Bishop Basil (Rodzianko) of San Francisco and the West
The Reception of Heretic Laity and Clergy into the Orthodox Church. By Bishop Tikhon (Fitzgerald) of San Francisco and the West
Regarding the Reception of Converts and "Re-Baptism". Diocese of Denver. Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
Reform
Saturday Evening Worship: A Proposal. By Dr. Paul Meyendorff
Teleturgics
The Conciliar Celebration of Divine Liturgy by Priests in the Diocese of the West. Diocese of the West. Orthodox Church in America.
Funeral Guidlines. Diocese of New England. Orthodox Church in America
Hierarchical Services (for Priests). Diocese of the West. Orthodox Church in America
A Letter of Instruction (II) on Liturgical Topics: The Holy Doors and the Curtain. By Bishop Tikhon (Fitzgerald) of San Francisco and the West
A Letter of Instruction (IV) on Liturgical Topics: Priest's Headcoverings during Divine Worship. By Bishop Tikhon (Fitzgerald) of San Francisco and the West
A Letter of Instruction (III) on the Topic: Evening Divine Liturgies. By Bishop Tikhon (Fitzgerald) of San Francisco and the West
Letter of Instruction #8: Hearing the Confessions of Priests and Hierarchs. By Bishop Tikhon (Fitzgerald) of San Francisco and the West
Letter of Instruction #9 on Two Topics: I. About Censing; II. Burial of Priests. By Bishop Tikhon (Fitzgerald) of San Francisco and the West
Liturgical Order #1 (Preliminary). By Bishop Tikhon (Fitzgerald) of San Francisco and the West
Protocol No. 139. By Bishop Tikhon (Fitzgerald) of San Francisco and the West
The Reasons for and the Dates of Replacing the Audible Recitation of the Liturgical Prayers with Secret Recitation. By A. Golubtsov

Feasts and Feast-days

The Advent Period in Home Life. By Sophie Koulomzin
Feast of St. Valentine: Love God - Love Each Other. By Bishop Demetri (Khoury)
Feastdays and Services to the Theotokos. By Bishop Demetri (Khoury)
The Orthodox New Year. By Fr. Michael Harper
The Meeting of Our Lord. By Archbishop Dmitri of Dallas and the South
Sunday of Orthodoxy. By Fr. Isaiah Chronopoulos
The Sundays after Pentecost. By Archbishop Dmitri of Dallas and the South
Annunciation of the Virgin Mary
The Annunciation of the Virgin Mary. By Metropolitan Hierotheos (Vlachos) of Nafpaktos
Ascension of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ
"And Ascended into Heaven..." By Fr. Vladimir Berzonsky
The Christ in His Ascension. By Metropolitan George (Khodr) of Mount Lebanon
Christmas (Nativity of the Lord)
Advent. By Rev. Fr. Vladimir Berzonsky
Christmas Eve. By Metropolitan Philip (Saliba) of New York and North America
Christmas in Turkey; A Visit to St. Nicholas
A Community Called "Christmas". By Fr. Daniel Rohan
The Origin of the Feast of Christmas. By Fr. Antony Bassoline
There Was No Room for Him. By Rev. Fr. Philip Saliba
The True Spirit of Christmas. By Joy Corey
Great Lent
The Goal of Lent: To See Christ as He Is. By Archbishop Dmitri of Dallas and the South
Great Lent: A Matter of Life and Death. By Fr. Elias Bitar
Great Lent and Holy Week. By Maureen Massiwer Gurghigian
Great Lent is Here - What Will You Do? By Fr. David Barr
Lent. By Rev. Alexander Curry
Needed: A New Insight. By Rev. Fr. Gregory Ofiesh
The Right Attitude for Lent. By Fr. Vladimir Berzonsky
Holy Cross
Brief Notes on the Date We Observe Easter. By Rt. Rev. Gregory Abboud
The Exaltation of the Cross. By Metropolitan George (Khodr) of Mount Lebanon
Lifting Up the Cross. By Archpriest Stephen Rogers
Sunday of the Cross. By Archbishop Dmitri of Dallas and the South
Pascha
Christ, the First Fruits. By Fr. Theodore Pulcini
It IS Pascha not Easter! By Fr. Michael Harper
Pascha. By Metropolitan George (Khodr) of Mount Lebanon
Pascha: The Day that the Lord Has Made. By V. Rev. Fr. Joseph Antypas
When do Orthodox Christians Celebrate Easter? By Metropolitan Makarios (Tillyrides) of Kenya and Irinoupolis
Pentecost
Pentecost. By Archbishop Dmitri of Dallas and the South
Pentecost: The Pouring Out of God's Spirit. By Ezekiel Bozikis
The Spirit of Truth: Some Thoughts on Pentecost by a Layman. By Robert Vagias
Theophany (Epiphany)
The Baptism of Our Lord. By Archpriest A. Narushevich
Discourse on the Day of the Baptism of Christ. By St. John Chrysostom
Epiphany--The Celebration of Life. By Archpriest Antony Gabriel
Thomas Sunday
St. Thomas and the Truth. By Archbishpo Stylianos of Australia
St. Thomas Sunday. By Archbishop Dmitri of Dallas and the South
Transfiguration of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ
Being Transfigured - Person by Person. By Fr. John Shimchick
The Transfiguration of Christ. By Archbishop Dmitri of Dallas and the South

Iconography

Tradition of Orthodox Iconography

The Iconoclastic Crisis . By Rev. Fr. Gabriel Barrow

Icons Differ fom All Other Arts in Its Mysticism . By Rev. Daniel Montgomery

Letter from Gethsemane

The Veneration of Icons

What Orthodox Iconography Is . By Photios Kontoglu

Religious Education

The Bible in Orthodox Christian Education. By Rev. Paul Schneirla
Bible Study: Hearing Christ Today. By Fr. Ted Bobosh
A Living Renewal of the Patristic Tradition. By Protosingelos Dr. Atanasije (Jevtich)
Orthodox Theological Education and Parish Life. By Metropolitan Makarios (Tillyrides) of Kenya and Irinoupolis
Religious Education Concerns. By Bishop John (Kallos) of Thermon
Russian Theological Schools in Alaska. By Dr. Vladislav Arzhanukhin
Sunday School Questions and Answers. By Bishop Philip of Atlanta
Toward an Orthodox Ecological Education: Theological and Spiritual Principles. By Rev. Prof. Dr. Dimitru Popescu

Pastoral Theology

Christ the Teacher. By Fr. Jonathan Hemmings
Church Membership
"Coming Home to Jesus in the New Millennium." By Rt. Rev. Archimandrite John Mangels
Criticizing the Clergy
Diversity in Unity. By Frank Schaeffer
Do You Love More than These? By Metropolitan Nicholas of Amissos
The Icon of Unity. By Nicholas Papas
Intent and Activity: Their Connection within Christian Ministry. By Fr. Joseph Allen
Reconciliation, Education, Evangalization. By Archbishop Dmitri of Dallas and the South
Re-membering the Body. By Fr. Jonathan Hemmings
Secularism in Church, Theology and Pastoral Care. By Metropolitan Hierotheos (Vlachos) of Nafpaktos
Sex, Natural Law and Orthodoxy. By Fr. George Morelli
Unity of the Church: Clergy & Laity. By Fr. Alexander Schmemann
A View from the Nave: On Recruiting Future Priests. By George Benjamin Gapen
What is a Church Ministry? By Fr. Michael Lewis
What is Unity? By Fr. Christopher Holwey
Who Cares? The Relationship of Clergy and Laity. By Fr. Joseph Allen
Parish
Assessing Parish Needs. By Ron Nicola
Orthodox Spirituality in Parish Administration. By Bishop Demetri (Khoury)
The Parish. By Alexander Tomadakis
The Parish ... What For? By V. Rev. Sergei Glagolev
What It Takes to Make a Parish Council "Work". By Ron Nicola
Stewardship
Stewardship? A Magic Word? By V. Rev. Fr. James Meena
Stewardship in an Orthodox Christian Parish ... It Is Very Logical. By Ron Nicola
Stewardship: Matching Belief with Action. By Ron Nicola
Stewardship on a Personal Level. By Ron Nicola
Stewardship Roles for Clergy and Laity. By Ron Nicola

Church Music

The Ministry and Song of the Liturgical Assembly. By Mark Bailey
Music & Worship: Some Suggestions from the Russian Bishops of 1905. By Fr. John Shimchick
Music as Sacrament.By Dr. Paul Barnes
Music in the Worship of the Church. By Professor David Drillock
The Mystery of Death in the Hymns of St. John of Damascus. By Fr. Joseph Frawley
The Need for Good Choirs and Good Music. By Bishop Demetri (Khoury)
On Church Singing. By Bishop Tikhon (Fitzgerald) of San Francisco and the West
Psalmic Music in Orthodox Liturgy as Foundation, Movement, and Ministry. By Mark Bailey
The Psalter. (A Model and Means of Prayer). By Fr. John Ealy
Reflections on Life and Death in Contemporary Orthodox Music. By Ivan Moody
Some Personal Thoughts on the Composition of Liturgical Music. By Fr. Sergei Glagolev
Texts for the Study of Music and Song in the History of Orthodox Liturgical Worship. By Professor David Drillock
Words and Music in Orthodox Liturigcal Worship. By Professor David Drillock

Ethics

Contemporary Moral Issues: Statement on Issues Concerning the Sanctity and Dignity of Human Life.
Ethics versus Ethos: An Orthodox Approach to the Relation between Ecology and Ethics. By Metropolitan John of Pergamon
The Great Sin of Our Generation. By Dn. Emmanuel Stamatiou
Life: The Treasure of God. By Bishop Innocent of Hagerstown
Moral Dilemmas of Globalization. By His All Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew
Rights and Responsibilities of Europeans: Orthodox Christian Reflections. By Bishop Athenagoras (Peckstadt) of Sinope
Sex, Pornography, and the Media. By Fr. Paul O'Callaghan
Social and Political Concerns. By Bishop John (Kallos) of Thermon
Statements on Moral and Social Concerns. 27th Bienneial Clergy-Laity Congress (Greek Orthodox Archdiocese)
Theology and Morality. By Deacon Michael Azkoul
Abortion
Abortion: A Misnomer. By Bishop John (Kallos) of Thermon
Madam, You Are Having a Fish. By Alexi Markovic
On Abortion. By Archbishop Stylianos of Australia
The Right to Live. By Fr. Vladimir Berzonsky
Capital Punishment
A Bishop's Opposition to Capital Punishment. By Bishop Seraphim of Ottawa and Canada
Crime
An Unrivalled Crime. By Archbishop of Stylianos of Australia
Murder
Homicide. By Metropolitan George (Khodr) of Mount Lebanon
Sex & Homosexuality
The Homosexual Christian. By Fr. Thomas Hopko
Orthodox Statement on Homosexuality
Sex, Natural Law and Orthodoxy. By Fr. George Morelli
Stem Cell Research
Destructive Embryonic Stem Cell Research. By Fr. Mark Hodges
Embryonic Stem Cell Research in the Perspective of Orthodox Christianity. Statement by the Holy Synod of the OCA

Monasticism

The Monasteries of Myriokefala and Roustika in Crete and their Chapels. By George Antourakis
The Monastic Influence as Part of the Body of Christ. By Hieromonk Denis (Lajoie)
Monastic Manual. By Metropolitan Makarios (Tillyrides) of Kenya and Irinoupolis
Monasticism. By Fr. Michael Azkoul
Orthodox Monasticism: A Brief Study for the Layman. By Metropolitan Isaiah (Chronopoulos) of Denver

Canon Law

The Canonical Situation in America. By Archbishop Peter (L'Huiller) of New York and New Jersey
Canons and Canonical Consciousness. By Fr. Nicholas Afanasiev
Christian Priesthood and Ecclesial Unity: Some Theological and Canonical Considerations. By Professor Constantine Scouteris
The Church as the Pillar and Stronghold of the Truth. By Metropolitan Amfilohije (Radovic) of Montenegro and the Coastlands
Do Forced Replacements of Their Orthodox Predecessors Have Apostolic Succession? By Fr. John Romanides
Primacy & Episcopacy. By Charles R. Ajalat
The Role of the Protos or Primate in the Church of Greece. By Archbishop Christodoulos of Athens and All Greece

Family and youth

Adolescent Spirituality. By Fr. George Alberts
The Advent Period in Home Life. By Sophie Koulomzin
The Beauty and the Bus. By Fr. Anthony Scott
The Church and the Family. By Fr. Joseph J. Allen
Building the Domestic Church. By Presbytera Pearl Veronis
Families and Life. By Fr. Anthony Yazge
Family - An Orthodox Christian Persepctive. By Archbishop Stylianos of Australia
The Family as the Extension of the Church. By Fr. George Aswad
Family as Unity - Our "Little Church". By Fr. Peter Gillquist
Family Communication: A Tool for Healthy Family Life. By V. Rev. Jason DelVitto
Honor Your Father and Your Mother. By Fr. Paul Tarazi
The Husband is the Head of the Wife? By Metropolitan George (Khodr) of Mount Lebanon
A Meal of Unity. By Rev. Fr. Mark Beshara
My Responsibility as a Teenager to My Faith. By Edward Razook
The Prayer Life of Child and Parent. By Joan Allen
Rock 'n' Roll, Satanism, and Our Children. By Fr. Paul O'Callaghan
The Struggle for Family Life (Part 1 of 2). By Bishop Seraphim of Ottawa and Canada
The Struggle for Family Life (Part 2 of 2). By Bishop Seraphim of Ottawa and Canada
Sunday's Child: Christmas and the Family. By Donna Bobin
Train Up a Child in the Way He Should Go. By Fr. Andrew Moore
You are Made for Hope: Encouragement for Family Today. By Fr. George Shalhoub
Young People and Confession. By Fr. Milton Efthimiou
Youth and the Occult. By Jason Barker
Youth, Values and Inquiry. By Fr. J. Allen
Youth, Violence and Drugs. By V. Rev. Gregory Ofiesh

Miscellaneous

Becoming Orthodox
Environment
Monday Morning Meditations
Society
Cults and the Occult
Introduction to the Faith
Prayer
Women
Death
Love
Protocols

1999. By Metropolitan George (Khodr) of Mount Lebanon

Abundance of God. By Nancy Holloway
Alexander the Great Captures the Hearts of the Turkana Tribe. By Metropolitan Makarios (Tillyrides) of Kenya and Irinoupolis
All Things are Possible to Him who Believes. By Fr. John Abdalah
The American News Media and Yugoslavia. By Metropolitan Isaiah of Proikonisos
The Angelic Food. By Rev. Robert Lucas
Anger. By V. Rev. Fr. Dimitri Cozby
Are You Still "Wearing" Christ? By Khoureeye Stafanie Yazge
As a Christian, Go Fly a Kite! By Fr. John Kahle
Becoming a Living Temple of God. By Fr. Steven Rogers
Beyond Our Understanding. By Fr. Michael Harper
Bicentennial Thoughts: Eastern Orthodoxy in a Western Ethos. Part 1. By Fr. Philotheos Faros
Blessed are the Peacemakers. By Robert Flanagan
"Blessed is the Nation Whose God is the Lord". By Metropolitan Philip (Saliba) of New York and North America
The Calling of God in Christ. By Fr. Michael Baroudy
The Chasm. By Metropolitan George (Khodr) of Mount Lebanon
The Christian Conscience. By V. Rev. Fr. James C. Meena
A Christian Understanding of Freedom. By Archbishop Dmitri of Dallas and the South
A Christian View of the Body and and Health. By Fr. Paul O'Callaghan
A Christmas Message to Those Who Want to Listen. By Michael Mona
Church Unity. By Dr. Gregory Dalack
Clouds or Angels? By Fr. Andrew Harmon
Come Home to the Lord This Jubilee Year. By Bishop Demetri (Khoury)
Confessions of an Unorthodox Orthodox Prodigal Son. By Calil Samra
A Dictionary of Orthodox Theology. By Fotios Litsas, Ph.D.
Discipleship and Church Life. By Bishop Demetri (Khoury)
Discord in the Church and Freedom of Conscience. By Nicholas Berdyaev
Do Others Give Thanks for Us? By V. Rev. Fr. Dimitri Cozby
The Dream of Peace. By Rev. Fr. Athanasios Bitar
Ecstasy. By Dn. Emmanuel Stamatiou
Enter the New Year with Meaningful Resolutions. By Michael Mona
'Evil and the Evil One'. By Metropolitan Timotheos (Trivizas) of Corfu
Faith is "Inclusive" not "Exclusive". By Archpriest Antony Gabriel
Faith Plus Patience Equals Victory. By Fr. Michael J. Buben
Finding One's Calling in Life. By Fr. Thomas Hopko
Forgiveness - A Step Toward God. By Archpriest Elias Bitar
The Future of the Arab World: A Vision. By Metropolitan Philip (Saliba) of New York and North America
The Gift of Leadership. By Archbishop Stylianos of Australia
God's Foolishness. By Fr. Jonathan Hemmings
God's Holy Angels. By Demetri J. George
God's Unfailing Presence. By V. Rev. Fr. Michael Baroudy
The Great Treasure. By Fr. Jonathan Hemmings
Has God Rejected His People? By Bishop Kallistos (Ware) of Diokleia
Hasten to Do Good. By Archbishop John (Shakhovskoy) of San Francisco
How can this be? By Monk Alexander
The Human Person - A Reflection on Christians in the World Today. By Bishop Jovan (Mladenovic) of Western America
Humanity at the Crossroads. By V. Rev. Fr. Michael Baroudy
Humans and Animals in the Kingdom. By Robert Flanagan
The Influence of Church Translations on Subsequent Sakha (Yakut) Literature. By Prof. Anatolii Alekseev Burtsev
Is There Life on Mars? By Ezekiel Bozikis
Jerusalem and the Glory. By Metropolitan George (Khodr) of Mount Lebanon
Jesus Christ Our Lamb. By Fr. John Teebagy
Jewish Roots of Eastern Christian Mysticism. Marquette University
The Kiss. By Dn. Emmanuel Stamatiou
The Layman's Holy Altar. By Rev. Fr. Theodore E. Ziton
Living Icons. By Rt. Rev. Fr. Ellis Khouri
Living with the Nicene Creed. By Constance Shemas
Looking to the Left and to the Right. By Dn. Emmanuel Stamatiou
Meeting God and Sharing the Faith. By Rick Michaels
Meeting His Face. By Metropolitan George (Khodr) of Mount Lebanon
The Melody of Theology. By Fr. John Shimchick
A Message from Patmos. By Archimandrite Paul Nikitaris
The Miraculous Cloud of Decision. By Rev. Fr. Theodore Ziton
Mohammed Ali and Hellenism in Egypt. By Metropolitan Makarios (Tillyrides) of Kenya and Irinoupolis
Nationalism, Man and Orthodoxy. By Archbishop Gibran (Ramlaoui) of Australia and New Zealand
The New Year: Hope or Despair? By Rev. Fr. Theodore E. Ziton
Not Nostradamus Again! By Ezekiel Bozikis
On Being Connected to the First Christian Leaders. By Fr. John Maxwell
The Orthodox Content in Slavic Literature. By Andrew J. Sopko, Ph.D.
Opportunity. By Fr. Jonathan Hemmings
Our Real Home. By Rev. Robert E. Lucas
Out of the World. By Dn. Emmanuel Stamatiou
Peace on Earth. By Metropolitan Elias (Kurban) of Tripoli
Pondering from Cairo. By Metropolitan George (Khodr) of Mount Lebanon
Prayers by the Lake. By Bishop Nikolai (Velimirovic)
Pride. By Rev. Fr. Robert E. Lucas
A Priority of Values. By Fr. Vladimir Berzonsky
The Reality of the Incarnation in Our Life. By Archpriest Theodore E. Ziton
Relevancy. By V. Rev. Fr. Paul Lazor
Remembering the Holocausts - A Century of Shame. By Fr. Michael Harper
Renewal. By Bishop Seraphim of Ottawa and Canada
Responsibility in Journalism. By Archbishop Stylianos of Australia
The Reversed Collar. By Rev. Fr. Robert Lucas
The Righteous Asceticism. By Metropolitan George (Khodr) of Mount Lebanon
The Sacrificial Road ... to Heaven. By Rev. Fr. Theodore Ziton
Satan, the Great Deceiver. By Fr. Timothy Evangelinidis
Serbian Orthodox Church v. William Jefferson Clinton
Serving God by Serving Others. By Bishop Demetri (Khoury)
The Ship of Faith. By Fr. Jonathan Hemmings
Signs of God? By Ezekiel Bozikis
Silence That Screams. By Rev. Fr. Joseph J. Allen
Singleness of Purpose. By Rev. Fr. Stephen Plumlee
Sleeping Christians? By Fr. Jonathan Hemmings
Speaking in "Tongues". By Fr. George Nicozisin
The Spirit and the Blood. By Metropolitan George (Khodr) of Mount Lebanon
The Spirit of True Christianity. By Archpriest Paul O'Callaghan
A Spiritual Memoir. By Archbishop Gibran (Ramlaoui) of Australia and New Zealand
Spiritual Warfare. By Joy Corey
The Steps of a Good Man. By Fr. Michael Baroudy
The Struggle of a Christian. By Bishop John (Kallos) of Thermon
The Struggle of an Individual with God. By Bishop John (Kallos) of Thermon
Submit Yourself ... and You Will Be Exalted. By Khoureeye Stefanie Yazge
The Taste of Heaven. By Fr. Jonathan Hemmings
Ten Years Later. By Fr. Bill Olnhausen
Thanking God for His Blessings. By Fr. Vladimir Berzonsky
That Superfluous Stuff. By Fr. Charles Joanides
Time to Live Our Orthodox Faith. By Bishop Demetri (Khoury)
A Triple Straddle. By Archbishop Stylianos of Australia
True Peace. By Fr. Jonathan Hemmings
Two Types of Faithlessness. By Archbishop Stylianos of Australia
The Variation in Professions. By Archbishop Stylianos of Australia
We Have Been Chosen. By Rev. Robert Lucas
What Does It Mean to Be a Good Christian? By Fr. Theodore Ziton
The World and Our Kingdom. By Rick Michaels
Why Do I Believe in Jesus Christ? By V. Rev. Fr. Michael Baroudy
Working for the Gospel: Beyond Mediocrity. By Rev. Fr. Joseph Allen
Becoming Orthodox
The Gift of Orthodoxy. By Elizabeth Huestis
One Family, One Church. By Rev. Fr. Don Hock
Why Would a Southern Baptist Minister Become an Orthodox Priest? (Part One). By Fr. John Maxwell
Why Would a Southern Baptist Minister Become an Orthodox Priest? (Part Two). By Fr. John Maxwell
Cults and the Occult
Are We Living in a New Age? By Jason Barker
Destructive Cults. By Panhellenic Parents Union
It Is Written in the Stars. By Alexi Markovic
What's in the Stars? A Close Look at Astrology. By Archbishop Dmitri of Dallas and the South
Death
Celebrating Death - The Sting Removed. By Fr. Michael Harper
The Church and the Cremation Problem. By Archbishop John (Shakhovskoi) of San Francisco and Western America
Death. By Metropolitan George (Khodr) of Mount Lebanon
Environment
Analyzing Ethically Orthodox Sources for Addressing Ecological Issues. By Rev. Dr. Stanley Harakas
The Black See in Crisis. By Metropolitan John (Zizioulas) of Pergamon
Ecological Asceticism: A Cultural Revolution. By Metropolitan John (Zizioulas) of Pergamon
Globalization. By Metropolitan Paul (Yazigi) of Aleppo
Orthodoxy and Ecological Problems: A Theological Approach. By Metropolitan John (Zizioulas) of Pergamon
Orthodoxy and the Environment. By Robert Flanagan
Orthodoxy and the Environment: A Life of Wonder. By Robert Flanagan
Orthodoxy and the Environment: Holiness of Place. By Robert Flanagan
Introduction to the Orthodox Faith
Eastern Orthodox. By V. Rev. Alexander Schmemann
The Greek Orthodox Faith. By Archbishop Michael of America
The Orthodox Church. By Professor Constantine Scouteris
Some Characteristic Features of Orthodoxy. By Fr. Staniloae Dimitru
What is Orthodoxy? By A. Woronen
Love
The Commandment of Love. By Archbishop Dmitri of Dallas and the South
The Commandment to Love. By Bishop John (Kallos) of Thermon
In the Temple of Broken Hearts. By Monk Alexander
Love: A Cradle of Faith. By Metropolitan George (Khodr) of Mount Lebanon
Two Types of Love. By Mother Maria (Skobtsova)
What do we know about love? By Monk Alexander
"Monday & Midweek Morning Meditations" by V. Rev. Steven Kostoff
Monday, June 18, 2001
Monday, June 25, 2001
Monday, August 27, 2001
Monday, September 10, 2001
Monday, October 15, 2001
Monday, November 5, 2001
Wednesday, November 14, 2001
Wednesday, November 21, 2001
Monday, November 26, 2001
Monday, December 10, 2001
Monday, December 17, 2001
Monday, December 31, 2001
Monday, January 7, 2002
Monday, January 28, 2002
Monday, February 4, 2002
Wednesday, February 27, 2002
Monday, March 4, 2002
Monday, March 11, 2002
Monday, March 18, 2002
Wednesday, March 27, 2002
Wednesday, April 3, 2002
Wednesday, April 10, 2002
Monday, April 15, 2002
Monday, May 6, 2002
Monday, May 20, 2002
Wednesday, May 29, 2002
Prayer
Hesychia - "Watchful, Inner Stillness in Prayer". By Fr. Jonathan Hemmings
Prayer and Fasting. By Archbishop Stylianos of Australia
Protocol
Church Etiquette. By Fr. Dimitri Tsakas
Conventions of Writing to a Hierarch. By Bishop Tikhon (Fitzgerald) of San Francisco and the West
A Letter of Instruction on the Topic: Honoraria, Fees, "Treby," Emoluments, Gratuities - Money. By Bishop Tikhon (Fitzgerald) of San Francisco and the West
Why are Priests Called Father in Your Church? By Fr. Steven Tsichlis
Society
Anchored to the Infinite. By Fr. Michael Baroudy
Bringing the Gospel to Life. By Rev. Norman Ream
The Lost Boys: The Emasculation of Society. By Ezekiel Bozikis
Meeting a Non-Orthodox Society. By Metropolitan Anthony (Bloom) of Sourozh
Religion, Society, and State. By Archbishop Peter (L'Huiller) of New York and New Jersey
Where Does the U.S.A. Stand? By Bishop John (Kallos) of Thermon
Women
Can It Be a Vehicle by Which Women and Men are Allowed Common and Equal Experiences of Humanity? By Laurice Maloley
The Role of Women in the Church. By Archbishop Seraphim of Johannesburg and Pretoria
Tribute to a Pastor's Wife. By Theresa Johnson
What Is an Orthodox Woman? By Katherine Hyde
Women in Creation and New Creation. By Khoureeye Elfriede Daly

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