Christ the Saviour Brotherhood Publishing produces quality Orthodox Christian books for children and adults, in support of a vibrant, traditional Orthodox way of life. Our publications show our commitment to presenting the truth and beauty of the Church.

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Path to Confession: A Book for Family Reading

Bright Faith

Compilation of articles and interviews of Fr. Artemy Vladimirov
Warmly engaging pastoral talks. Fr. Artemy, author of Path to Confession and Bless, O Lord, is one of Russia's most beloved contemporary priests. Here he shares a wealth of Orthodox Christian spirituality and common sense, through talks and interviews first published in Road to Emmaus Journal.  Subjects range from practical guidance for new converts to a dialogue on the spirituality of teenagers, reflections on Russian history and literature, spiritual fatherhood, and the Jesus Prayer.  The book includes many previously unpublished photographs.

ISBN 978-0916700133.  
Softcover, 192 pages, $12.95

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Path to Confession: A Book for Family Reading

The Search for Truth
on the Path of Reason

by Professor Alexei I. Osipov of the Moscow Theological Academy.
Prof. Osipov discusses the central questions of man's existence through science, philosophy, and religion.

ISBN: 978-0-98428-0-1
Softcover 312 pages $18.00

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Orthodox Children’s Books

For Our Young Readers...

House of God

House of God

By Vyacheslav Marchenko
A child’s guide to the Orthodox temple. House of God includes prayerful instruction on how to behave in church, as well as description of the various parts of the church building and liturgical items.

Softcover, color illustrations, 32 pages, $8.50

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A Child's Paradise of Saints

A Child’s Paradise of Saints

By Nun Nectaria McLees, illustrated by Elena Stefarova
Delightful tales of 15 cherished saints, with iconographic full-color paintings of scenes from their lives. Here you’ll find stories from the lives of Saints Constantine and Helen, Cyprian and Justina, Demetrius of Thessalonica, Herman of Alaska, John the Russian, Mary Magdalene, Mary of Egypt Moses the Black, Nicholas the Wonderworker, Nina of Georgia, Great Martyr Panteleimon, Philothei of Athens, Seraphim of Sarov and Xenia of Petersburg, as well as the Guardian Angel.

Softcover, illustrated, 62 pages $10.95

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Bless O Lord: A Prayerbook for Young Children

Bless O Lord

A Prayerbook for Young Children

Fr. Artemy Vladimirov
One of our most popular titles. Beginning with “In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit!” and ending with an explanation of the Creed, this book introduces young children to the fundamentals of Orthodox Christian prayer. Accompanied by appealing water color illustrations on every page.

Softcover, color illustrations, 44 pages, $10.95

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Path to Confession: A Book for Family Reading

Path to Confession

A Book for Family Reading

Fr. Artemy Vladimirov
Fr. Artemy, pastor of All Saints Church in Moscow here offers a way to prepare our children (and ourselves) for the sacraments of Confession and Holy Communion. Tens of thousands of books have been sold in the original Russian version, and now English-speakers can benefit from Fr. Artemy’s gentle, sober counsel. With beautiful, full-color illustrations on every page, The Path to Confession is a feast for the eye as well as the soul.

“I do not expect to come across a more beautiful book for teaching Orthodox Christian children – or discerning adults too for that matter!” (from a review on the British Orthodox Church web site, 2002)

Hardcover, color illustrations - 128 pages - $22.95

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Path to Confession: A Book for Family Reading

Saint Herman of Alaska

Written and Illustrated by S. A. Smith
With simple, poetic text and beautiful paintings, Saint Herman of Alaska draws us in to the holy life of a beloved North American saint. Perfect for very young children and a treasure for all ages.

Softcover, 14 color illustrations, 32 pages, $6.95

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For Others...

Thou Hast Proved Me, O God, and Knowest

Thou Hast Proved Me,
O God, and Knowest...

The Life of Hieromonk Vasily

Compiled by friends and family, this book includes biographical information along with Fr. Vasily's own reflections and writing. One of the three Optina monks martyred at Pascha in 1993, Fr. Vasily illuminates aspects of Orthodox life in post-Soviet Russia, while calling us all to a life of compunction and Paschal joy. An inspiring life, of a contemporary Orthodox struggler for sanctity.


Softcover, 192 pages, 4 5/8 x 6 5/8 in., illustrated, with 20 full color photographs $10.95
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Saints of Africa

Saints of Africa

By Fr. Jerome Sanderson and Carla Thomas, MD
Stories form the lives of 21 holy men and women, including St. Moses, St Athanasius of Alexandria, St Perpetua, St. Onuphrius, and St. Anthony. Fr. Jerome’s black and white drawings accompany each story. A full color icon of the Saints is included.

Softcover, illustrated, 85 pages, $10.95

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St. Moses the Ethiopian

St. Moses the Ethiopian

Written and illustrated by Fr. Jerome Sanderson
Filled with beautiful black and white drawings and illuminating stories, St. Moses The Ethiopian will enchant young readers with the exploits of this ancient hero.

Softcover, illustrated, 47 pages, $7.95

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     An Unbroken Circle

An Unbroken Circle

Linking Ancient African Christianity to the African-American Experience

Fr. Paisius Altschul, ed. Afterword by Albert Raboteau
A unique collection of essays by various clergy and laypeople from many churches and countries, showing the profound connection between the origins of the Church in the ancient world and the struggle of African Americans to find an authentic expression of their faith. Now in its second printing, An Unbroken Circle has been instrumental in introducing Orthodoxy to a wide audience.

Softcover, illustrated, 193 pp. $12.95

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Patmos

Patmos

Isle of the Apocalypse

By Dennis Eugene Engleman
Engleman, author of several popular children’s books, recounts a pilgrimage he took to Patmos. Through his photography, reproduced here in full color, he guides the reader through the churches and monasteries of this beautiful island.

Softcover, color photographs, 48 pages $6.95

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