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Eastern Orthodoxy – Essential Books [A Reading List]

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This week (July 16) marked the anniversary of the beginning of the Great Schism between Eastern Orthodoxy and the Western Church.

Western Christians often know very little about the history and theology of their sisters and brothers in the Eastern Orthodox churches. On this occasion, we offer this list of our favorite introductory books on Eastern Orthodoxy …

Updated July 2020 with selections by Jeremy Ingpen

Essential Books
on Eastern Orthodoxy – Page 10

Orthodox Spirituality, Worship and Prayer

The Way of a Pilgrim

Anonymous

 
A 19th century Russian spiritual classic on prayer, “The Way of a Pilgrim,” and its sequel, “The Pilgrim Continues His Way,” recounts the progress of an anonymous Russian pilgrim who walks through the Siberian steppes while reciting the Jesus Prayer, “Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me” (many editions).



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3 Comments

  1. Some great selections, but you’re missing one of the best! Introducing Eastern Orthodox Theology by Andrew Louth: https://amzn.to/2y7YvHL