Acquiring an Orthodox Mindset: Book & Movie Reviews
The Orthodox Church, a Traditionalist
critique by Hieromonk Patapios.
The Orthodox Way, some critical remarks
by Hieromonk Patapios.
The Winter Pascha: Readings for the Christmas-Epiphany
Season. By [Father] Thomas Hopko. Reviewed by Bishop [now
Archbishop] Chrysostomos of Etna in Orthodox Tradition, Vol.
IX, No. 2&3.
The Place of the Heart:
An Introduction to Orthodox Spirituality. by
Elisabeth Behr-Sigel. Reviewed by Mother Elizabeth
of the Convent of Saint Elizabeth of Russia (Orthodox Tradition,
Vol. XI, No. 1).
Orthodoxy in Life. Review entitled
"Is This Orthodoxy?: Or Modernism, Subverting True Orthodoxy, and
Unacceptable for the Orthodox Consciousness?," by Fr. Michael Pomazansky.
Orthodox Study Bible. Reviewed by Hieromonk Haralampos for The
The Faith, by Clark Carlton,
and Facing East, by Frederica Mathewes-Green. Reviewed by Fr.
Alexey Young in Orthodox America.
New Age Philosophy, Orthodox Thought, and Marriage, by Archimandrite Luke of Holy Trinity
Seminary in Jordanville, NY. This article/review includes critical comments on a chapter entitled "The Mystery of Marriage", found in an Orthodox
catechism called The Faith, by Clark Carlton. Additional comments by Hieromonk Patapios are also included.
The Teachings of the Holy Orthodox Church,
by Fr. Michael Azkoul. Reviewed by Archbishop Mark of Berlin and All Germany.
The Non-Orthodox: The Orthodox Teaching on
Christians Outside of the Church, by Patrick Barnes. Reviewed by
Father James Thornton.
A Study of Gregory
Palamas by Fr. John Meyendorff. Reviewed by Fr. John Romanides
as "Notes on the Palamite Controversy and Related Topics,"
(In two parts: The Greek Orthodox Theological Review, Vol. VI
[Winter 1960-61] and Vol. IX [Winter 1963-64]). In these two devastatingly
brilliant and lengthy articles, Fr. John Romanides demonstrates that Meyendorff's
understanding of this venerable defender of Hesychasm was seriously flawed
on a number of fronts.
Movies and Television Shows
A&E's "Rise of Christianity",
by Archbishop Chrysostomos of Etna.
What Dreams May Come, starring
Robin Williams and Annabella Sciorra. Reviewed by Protopresbyter David
Ghost, starring Patrick
Swayze, Demi Moore, and Whoopi Goldberg. Reviewed by Protopresbyter David
The Da Vinci Code: Resources for a Proper Orthodox Understanding.