Book Study

Series Synopses

A Spiritual Life by St. Theophan
In this spiritual classic, we gain insight into the spiritual life and how to be attuned to it from this contemporary Saint. Saint Theophan the Recluse shares his experience and knowledge of the life in Christ through a series of letters, 80 in all.

 The Cloister Walk, by Kathleen Norris
This study compares the religious life (monastic life) with secular living. The seminar attempts to find a place where the two intersect, where the one supersedes the other. The class looks at our path(s) in and out of both, and investigates areas of growth. 

Discovering the Rich Heritage of Orthodoxy, by Fr. Charles Bell, PhD
This short work by Fr. Charles Bell offers a straightforward explanation of some of the most important questions regarding the Orthodox faith. It is a wonderful refresher for those who grew up in the Church and an excellent introduction to those looking into the Church.

In the Heart of the Desert, by Dn. John Chryssavgis
In this book study we discuss the work by Dn. John that examines the spiritual treasures, teachings and spirituality of the Desert Fathers and Mothers. 

Our Thoughts Determine our Lives, by Elder Thaddeus of Vitovnica
This study covers a range of topics from family life to prayer where the state of our thoughts can determine the tranquility or disturbance of our lives.