Recommended Reading on Orthodoxy

Hi all,

Here is where I post various texts which I have read and feel are useful reading on various aspects of Orthodox Studies. Also remember to check my book reviews for any specific details on the newer texts.

Introduction to Orthodox Theology
The Living God by Olga Dunlop (Trans.)
The Orthodox Way by Metropolitan Kallistos Ware
Elements of Faith by Christos Yannaras
The Orthodox Church by Anthony McGuckin
The Mystery of Faith by Metropolitan Hilarion Alfayev

Overview of Church History
The Orthodox Church by Metropolitan Kallistos Ware
Greek Apologists of the Second Century by Robert M Grant
Gods and the One God by Robert M Grant

On the Incarnation by St Athanasius of Alexandria
On the Unity of Christ by St Cyril of Alexandria
The Mystery of Christ by Rev Dr. John Behr
Christology After Chalcedon by Iain Torrence
Saint Cyril of Alexandria and the Christological Controversy by John McGuckin
A Human God by Paulos Mar Gregorios

The Shape of the Liturgy by Gregory Dix
Journey to the Kingdom by Vassillios Papavassiliou
Liturgy in Ancient Jerusalem by John F Baldovin
The Orthodox Liturgy by Hugh Wybrew

A History of the Monks of Syria by Theodoret of Cyrrhus
From the Holy Mountain by William Dalrymple
The Rule of St Basil by St Basil of Caesarea
The life of St Anthony the Great by St Athanasius of Alexandria
The Pachomian Komonia
The Sayings of the Desert Fathers by Benedictina Ward
The Sublime Life of Monasticism by Mishop Matteus

The Ecumenical Councils
The Church of the Ancient Councils by Archbishop Peter L’Hueller
The Ascent of Christian Law by Anthony McGuckin
From Nicaea to Chalcedon by Francis M Young
Chalcedon in Context by Robert Price

Being as Communion by John Zizioulas

Mystic Theology
The Origins of the Orthodox Mystical Tradition by Andrew Louth
The Spirituality of the Christian East by Thomas Spidlik
The Christian Mystery by Louis Bouyer
The Mystical Theology of the Eastern Church by Vladimir Lossky
An Introduction to St Gregory Palamas by Grorge Papademetrou
Pseudo-Dionysios: The complete works by Pseudo-Dionyseus

Theology of the Icon by Leonid Ouspensky
The Forbidden image by Alain Besancon
The Icon Handbook by David Coomler
Three Treatises on Divine Images by St John of Damascus

Non-Chalcedonian Churches
Two Thousand Years of Coptic Christianity by Otto Meinardus
An interpretive account of belief and Practice in the Ethiopian Tewahedo Orthodox Church by Abba Haliegebriel Girma
Two Early Lives of Severos Patriarch of Antioch by Sebastian Brock
The Council of Chalcedon and the Armenian Church by Karekin I (Sarkissian)

Orthodox AnthropologyBecoming Human by Dr John Behr

Modern developments in Orthodox Theology
Light from the East by Aidan Nichols

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