Recommended Readings List

Recommended Readings List

  • Conferences (John Cassian)
  • The Crucified Jesus (Fr. Manasseh Youhanna)
  • On Marriage and Family life (St. John Chrysostom)
  • On Wealth and Poverty (St. John Chrysostom)
  •  The Arena (Bishop Ignatius)
  • The Ladder of divine ascent (John Climacus)
  •  The Screwtape Letters (C.S. Lewis)
  • Jesus a dialogue with the Savious (Lev Gillet)
  •  Practical Spirituality (Fr. Athanasius Iskander)
  • The Burning Bush (Fr. Lev Gillet)
  • The Way of a Pilgrim
  • Orthodox Prayer Life – the Interior way (Fr. Matthew the Poor)
  • Our Father (Fr. Alexander Schmemann)
  • Practicing the presence of God (Brother Lawrence)
  • Spiritual world (St. Isaac the Syrian)
  • Books by Fr Anthony Corianis
  • Acquisition of the Holy Spirit (St. Seraphim of Sarov)

  • Ancient Christian Commentary of Scripture Series (Inter Varsity Press)
  • The Orthodox Bible Study Companion Series (Fr. Lawrence Farley)
  • Bible Character Series (F.B. Meyer)
  • Bible Commentary Series (Fr. Tadros Malaty)
  • Taught by God – Making sense of the difficult sayings of Jesus (Daniel Fanous)
  • Christ in His Saints (Fr. Patrick Reardon)
  • Christ in The Psalms (Fr. Patrick Reardon)
  • Jesus of Nazareth (Pope Benedict)
  • Person of the Christ (Daniel Fanous)
  • Life of Paul (John Pollock)

Christian Faith
  • Mere Christianity (C.S. Lewis)
  • The Case for Christ (Lee Strobel)
  • The Case for Faith (Lee Strobel)

Orthodox Faith
  • The Orthodox Way (Bishop Kalistos Ware)
  • Becoming Orthodox (Peter Gillquist)
  • The Orthodox Church (Timothy Ware)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity – a Western Perspective (Daniel Clendenin)

Coptic Church
  • Introduction to the Coptic Orthodox Church (Fr. Tadros Malaty)
  • The Story of the Copts (Iris Habib El Masri)
  • The Coptic Orthodox Church – A Lily Among Thorns (Dr. Raafat Gindi)
  • Journey Back to Eden (Mark Gruber)

Church History
  • Four Witnesses – The Early Church in her own words (Rod Bennett)
  • A short history of the Early Church (Harry Boer)

  • Father Arseny (Bouteneff)
  • The Holy Fire (Robert Payne)
  • The life of Anthony (St. Athanasius)
  • St. Seraphim of Sarov (Valentine Zander)
  • Mother Teresa – Come be my light (Brian Kolodiejchuk)
  • Lev Gillet – A monk of the Eastern Church (Elisabeth Behr-Sigel)
  • Champion of Truth – the life of St. Athanasius (Michael E. Molloy)
  • A song for Nagasaki (Paul Glynn)

Church & Sacraments
  • The forgotten Medicine – The mystery of Repentance (Fr. Seraphim Aleksiev)
  • Sacramental Life (H.G. Bishop Youanis)
  • Jesus and the Jewish roots of the Eucharist (Brant Pitre)
  • Bread & Water, Wine & Oil (Fr. Meletios Webber)
  • Understanding the Liturgy (Fr. Athanasius Iskander)
  • Christ in the Eucharist (Fr. Tadros Malaty)
  • For the Life of the World (Fr. Alexander Schmemann)
  • Church Cycle Reading with the Fathers (St. Paul brotherhood)

Contemporary Issues
  • The Sacred Gift of Life – Orthodox Christianity and Bioethics (John Breck)
  • The Sword of the Prophet – Islam (Serge Trifkovic)
  • O Death, where is thy sting? (Fr. Alexander Schmemann)
  • Many years with the problems of people (H.H. Pope Shenouda)
  • Four Loves (C.S. Lewis)
  • Problem of Pain (C.S. Lewis)
  • Till we have faces (C.S. Lewis)

  • On the incarnation (St. Athanasius)
  • Comparative Theology (H.H. Pope Shenouda)

  • The Paradise of Service (H.G. Bishop Youanis)
  • Serve the Lord with Gladness (Fr. Lev Gillet)

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