Jean-Claude Larchet, in a selection from his new book, The New Media Epidemic, examines the deleterious spiritual effects of our new "connected" existence.
by Jane Swan Excerpted from Chosen for His People: A Biography of Patriarch Tikhon , Paperback -- 172 pages -- $14.95-- ISBN 978-1-94269-902- 6. Available directly from the publisher or from any good bookstore... Read More...
In this excerpt, the editorial staff of Orthodox Life Online offers you a glimpse into a newly published volume in the series Commentary on the Holy Scriptures of the New Testament by Archbishop Averky (Taushev). This work stands apart in an intellectual climate that prizes innovation over tradition, headlines over the Truth, and intellectualism over divine revelation.
An excerpt from Alexander Schmorell: Saint of the German Resistance, by Elena Perekrestov -- a biography of the recently-glorified St Alexander of Munch.
by St Ignatius (Brianchininov). "The habit of vigilance over the self protects one from an absent way of life, especially in the midst of loud worldly pleasures that surround one from every side. The attentive man remains alone within himself even in the midst of a crowd. "