Fathers & Facets of Faith

Fathers & Facets of Faith

On The Creed and the Trinity, set forth by the First Ecumenical Council of Nicea, 325 AD

From “The Life of Our Father Among the Saints, Barlaam”, Nov. 19:
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On the Ever Virginity of the Mother of God

From “A Narrative of the Nativity of Our Lord, God, and Saviour Jesus Christ, Compiled from the Divine Gospel, the Holy Fathers, and Other Trustworthy Sources”, Dec 25:
The Great Collection of The Lives of the Saints

On the Holy Trinity; Icons; and the Cross, death, and Incarnation of Christ

From “The Life of Our Father Among the Saints, Gregory, Archbishop of Homer”, Dec. 19:
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On the divinity and humanity of Christ confessed in the Nicene Creed

From “The Life of Our Father Among the Saints, Maximus the Confessor”, Jan. 21:
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A Saint’s Response Against Arius

From “The Life of Our Father Among the Saints, the Holy Hieromartyr Peter, Archbishop of Alexandria”, Nov. 25:
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On Monasticism and the Fruit of Repentance

From “The Life and Passion of the Holy Monastic Martyr Eudocia”, Mar. 1:
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On Forfeiting the World and Acquiring God

From “Our Holy Mother Theodora of Alexandria, The Nun Who Struggled in the Guise of a Man”, Sep. 11:
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On the Incarnation of Christ; Saving Adam and Those with Him

From “The Passion of the Holy Martyr Paul, His Sister Juliana, and Those with Them, Mar. 4:
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On the Importance of Holy Icons, according to our Holy Fathers

From “The Life of Our Father Among the Saints, the Venerable Father Theophanes, Abbot of the Monastery of Megas Agros on Mount Sigriane”, Mar. 12:
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On the Essence of Philosophy

From “The Life of Our Father Among the Saints, Basil the Great, Archbishop of Caesarea in Cappodocia”, Jan. 1:
The Great Collection of The Lives of the Saints

A patristic understanding of Genesis and the doctrine of evolution

From Ascetical Homilies by St Isaac the Syrian and Genesis, Creation and Early Man, by Fr. Seraphim Rose

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This offering of the famous Russian collection of Lives of the Saints by Saint Demetrius of Rostov (1651-1709) marks the first time any of these national collections have been published in their entirety in the English language.