Metropolitan Anthony of Sourozh: Essential Writings

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Metropolitan Anthony (1914-2003) served for over fifty years as head of the Russian Orthodox Church in Great Britain. These writings reflect both the essence of Orthodox spirituality and his own experience of the struggle to live Christianity on a daily basis.

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Overview

Metropolitan Anthony (1914-2003) served for over fifty years as head of the Russian Orthodox Church in Great Britain. These writings reflect both the essence of Orthodox spirituality and his own experience of the struggle to live Christianity on a daily basis.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781570758669
  • Publisher: Orbis Books
  • Publication date: 4/28/2010
  • Series: Modern Spiritual Masters Series
  • Pages: 189
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Sources 7

Introduction 9

1 Faith in the Gospel 29

Finding Faith 30

Doubt 35

Creative Doubt 36

Humility and Reading the Gospels 44

Living the Gospel 46

Practical Christianity — Death and Bereavement 47

Humility 54

Bringing Faith to the World 56

Orthodoxy 58

2 Creation 70

Healing 79

Genesis 83

The Creation of Woman 86

3 Prayer 92

The Absence of God 94

Discipleship 102

An Exercise 107

Despair and Prayer 110

The Mother of God in Prayer 112

Intercession 114

Prayer Answered and Unanswered 114

Miracles 115

Prayer for the Dead 116

Unanswered Prayer 118

4 Orthodox Spirituality 121

The Holy Spirit 125

Asceticism 131

The Jesus Prayer 134

5 The Church 138

the Nature of the Church 138

The Church and the Eucharist 143

The Structures of the Church 144

The Orthodox Diaspora 149

The Church in Russia 150

The Meaning of Tradition 152

Women in the Church 153

6 Lent, Holy Week, and Easter 156

Judgment: Two Parables 160

Forgiveness 162

Forgiveness Sunday 166

St. Gregory Palamas Sunday 168

Sunday of the Cross 169

Palm Sunday and Holy Week 171

The Resurrection and the Cross 175

Good Friday 179

Easter 185

Easter Sermon 186

Epilogue 187

Permissions 189

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