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Book Notes Christian Living Gospels Saints Scripture

Blessed Theophylact

“…the novice should also read The Herald; that is, the explanation of the Gospel by Blessed Theophylact”

-St Ignatius Brianchaninov

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Book Notes Christian Living Marriage and Family

The Seeds of Evil

“It is not enough to only sow seeds of virtue…but parents must also at the same time battle with and uproot the seeds of evil”

-Bishop IRENAIUS

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Preventing the Growth of Sensuality

“Parents: shelter your children from this deadly
contagion by means of concern and strictness.”

-Bishop IRENAIUS

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Matushka Theodosia: A God-given Eldress

“Never be despondent.
The Lord will arrange everything.”

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Book Notes Catechesis Christian Living Church History Prayer Scripture Spirituality

A Canon for Strugglers

“Don’t let anyone ever take your books away from you.
But don’t mistake the reading of books for the real thing,
which is the living of Orthodoxy.”

-Fr Seraphim Rose

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Truthfulness

“People typically are offended when they are told a lie.”
-Bishop IRENAIUS

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Orthodox Dogmatic Theology (Fr Michael Pomazansky)

“Since its publication over [thirty-five] years ago, the English edition of Orthodox Dogmatic Theology has received a very positive response, and has become regarded as one of the best introductory books on Orthodox theology.”
– Editor’s Preface

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Book Notes Christian Living Marriage and Family

Teaching Your Children Obedience

“Obedience is in essence the submission
of one’s will to the will of another.”

-Bishop IRENAIUS

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When Should Training Begin?

“Do you have children? Instruct them,
and make them obedient from their youth.”
-Wisdom of Sirach 7:23