To follow up on our discussion about the end of days here is an interesting book that looks at the book of Revelations from an Orthodox perspective.
This verse by verse commentary, a translation of an Russian original by Seraphim Rose, is a based on the commentary by St. Andrew of Caesarea.
Tags: Apocalypse · Bible · orthodox · Revelation
Please take a look at these two wonderful books by Niko Chocheli
Mr. Choceli was born in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, where he graduated with honors from Tbilisi Nikoladze Art College and Tbilisi State Academy of Fine Arts. Awarded permanent residency status by the U.S. government as Alien of Extraordinary Abilities, Niko has received numerous awards for is artistic achievements. He has illustrated three other children's books for SVS
Tags: Bible · books · Children · Christ · Christmas
We listen to the hymns and readings in Church, and two series of events are revealed before us: the Old Testament - and the New, as the type and the fulfillment, as the shadow and the truth, as the fall and the rising, as the loss and the gain. In the patristic writings and the hymns in the church services
Tags: Bible · Old Testament
I recently came across this impressive book that features a collection of daily Bible readings according to the Orthodox Ecclesiastical Calendar.
So far nothing exciting, there are many like this. What is unique about this book is that it features commentaries from the Orthodox Fathers. This makes it a unique daily companion for the Orthodox seeker of divine knowledge.
Tags: Bible · books · Holy Fathers · orthodox
Most books about the Bible are principally concerned with how it came to be and what it meant in its historical context. But -- as readers of Jaroslav Pelikan's ''Whose Bible Is It?'' will find -- that is really only the beginning of the Bible's story.
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“Strictly speaking, there never was a Bible in the Orthodox Church, at least not as we commonly think of the Bible as a single volume book we can hold in our hand. Since the beginning of the Church, from the start of our liturgical tradition, there has never been a single book in an Orthodox church we could point to as the Bible. Instead, the various Books of the Bible...
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