Book Reviews

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The Sayings of the Desert Fathers. Trans, Benedicta Ward (Sister Benedicta, 1975)

A very spiritual and deep book.  Recommended for those who are interested in knowing more about Orthodox Monasticism but who are already from a Christian background.

Remember Thy First Love: The three stages of the spiritual life in the theology of Elder Sophrony. Archimandrite Zacharias (Monastery of St John the Baptist, 2010)

An excellent book for anyone who wishes to know more about the spiritual father, Elder Sophrony, and founder of the Orthodox monastery in Essex.

Conversations With Children: Communicating Our Faith.  Sister Magdalen.  (Monastery of St John the Baptist, 2004)

A great resource for Sunday School teachers.

The Acts of the Council of Chalcedon: Volume 1-3. Trans Richard Priace and Michael Gaddis.  (Liverpool University Press, 2005, 2007, 2009)

A brilliant and up to date translation for those who have an interest in early church history, chiefly, the Council of Chalcedon.  Recommended for theologians and theology/early church history students.