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Huffington Library Collection

Huffington Ecumenical Collection

One of the goals of the HEI is  to build a leading collection of library resources for the study and support of ecumenism, to be housed in LMU’s new Hannon Library. The library’s current holdings in the area of Eastern Christianity and ecumenism are good, but it is our intent to bring them up to the research level. 

For this area of study, at least the most relevant materials from the Vatican II period onwards will be acquired, including German language investigations and explorations of Catholic-Orthodox ecumenism.

A second area of development will be holdings concerning contemporary Eastern Christianity, particularly in its development in the United States and the diaspora, and its engagement with contemporary pastoral issues.

Over time, holdings in Eastern Orthodox and Eastern Orthodox theology and its subdivisions,  with English as the primary language for monographs and periodicals, will be brought up to a level which will allow an undergraduate theology major to have this area as a focus. These will be supplemented with graduate- and faculty-level materials for Master’s courses, as well as materials helpful for the research needs of scholars-in-residence.

For questions concerning the Huffington Collection at the Hannon Library, and suggestions of titles to acquire, please contact Tony Amodeo, Associate Librarian, Hannon Library (310 338 7681). Tony.Amodeo@lmu.edu

Titles acquired 2009-2010

Akathist to the Mother of God “Nurturer of Children”

Akathist to the Mother of God “Healer of Cancer”

Akathist to the Most-holy Theotokos in honor of Her Wonderworking Icon of Pochaev

Akathist to the Mother of God “The Inexhaustible Cup”

Peter E. Gillquist, Facing Up To Mary

Akathist to the Lesna Icon of the Theotokos

Frederica Matthews-Green, Gender: Men, Women, Sex, Feminism

The Place of the Woman in the Orthodox Church and the Question of the Ordination of Women

Stephen J. Sfekas and George E. Matsoukas, eds., Project for Orthodox Renewal: Seven Studies of Key Issues Facing Orthodox Christians in America

Virginia Nieuwsma, ed., Our Hearts’ True Home

Archpriest Lawrence R. Farley, Akathist to the Most Holy Theotokos Daughter of Zion

Matushka Ellen Gvosdev, The Female Diaconate: An Historical Perspective

David C. Ford, Women and Men in the Early Church: The Full Views of St. John Chrysostom

Mary B. Cunningham and Elizabeth Theokritoff, eds., The Cambridge Companion to Orthodox Christian Theology

Kyriaki Kariodoyanes FitzGerald, Women Deacons in The Orthodox Church: Called to Holiness and Ministry

Aristotle Papanikolau and George E. Demacopoulos, eds., Orthodox Readings of Augustine

Ronald Roberson, The Eastern Christian Churches: A Brief Survey

Bishop Kallistos Ware, The Kingdom of the Heart (gift of Mary Anne Gould)

Mika Kyprianides, ed., Honoring the Past, Celebrating the Present, Envisioning the Future: Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Greek Orthodox Community of Los Angeles and Southern California  (gift of Father Michael Engh, SJ)

John Chryssavgis, In the Heart of the Desert: The Spirituality of the Desert Fathers and Mothers  (gift of Father John Chryssavgis)

John Chryssavgis, ed., Cosmic Grace, Humble Prayer: The Ecological Vision of the Green Patriarch Bartholomew I (gift of Father John Chryssavgis)

Alexander Kalomiros, Against False Union: Humble Thoughts of an Orthodox Christian concerning the attempts for union of the One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic Church with the so-called Churches of the West

Andreas Andreopoulos, The Sign of the Cross: The Gesture, The Mystery, The History

The Balamand Union: A Victory of Vatican Diplomacy

Bishop Nikolai Velimirovich, The Faith of Chosen People

Constantine Cavarnos, Father Georges Florovsky on Ecumenism

Constantine Cavarnos, The Question of Union: A Forthright Discussion of the Possibility of Union of the Eastern Orthodox Church and Roman Catholicism

Eileen W. Lindner, ed., Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 2008

Father Daniel Degyansky, Bishop Auxentios of Photiki, ed., Orthodox Christianity and the Spirit of Contemporary Ecumenism

Frederick M. Bliss, Catholic and Ecumenical: History and Hope

George W. Grube, The Complete Book of Orthodoxy

George S. Gabriel, Mary: The Untrodden Portal of God

Holy New Martyr Archbishop Ilarion, Christianity or the Church?

Ivan N. Ostroumoff, The History of the Council of Florence

John Meyendorff, The Orthodox Church: Its Past and Its Role in the World Today

John D. Zizioulas, Being as Communion: Studies in Personhood and the Church

John Whiteford, Sola Scriptura: An Orthodox Analysis of the Cornerstone of Reformation Theology

Ken Parry, David J. Melling, Dimitri Brady, Sidney H. Griffin, John F. Healey, eds., The Blackwell Dictionary of Eastern Christianity

Kyril Zaits, Missionary Conversations with Protestant Sectarians

Marc Dunaway, Orthodox Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Michael Walsh, A New Dictionary of Saints: East and West

Michael Whelton, Popes and Patriarchs: An Orthodox Perspective on Roman Catholic Claims

Nicholas Ferencz, American Orthodoxy and Parish Congregationalism

Peter France, A Place of Healing for the Soul: Patmos

A Pocket Prayer Book for Orthodox Christians

Holy Trinity Monastery Prayer Book

T.L. Frazier, Holy Relics: The Scriptural and Historical Basis for the Veneration of Relics and the Saints

Constantine Cavarnos, Ecumenism Examined

Theodore Pulcini, Orthodoxy and Catholicism: What Are the Differences

Solennità dei Santi Apostoli Pietro e Paolo

Father Zaven Arzoumanian, Theology  of  the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church (gift of His Eminence Archbishop Hovnan Derderian)

Hratch Tchilingirian, The Armenian Church (A brief Introduction) (gift of His Eminence Archbishop Hovnan Derderian)

Father Zaven Arzoumanian , Studies in Armenian History V-XII Century (gift of His Eminence Archbishop Hovnan Derderian)

Father Zaven Arzoumanian, History of Ghevond - The Eminent Vardapet of the Armenians (VII Century) (gift of His Eminence Archbishop Hovnan Derderian)

Robert W. Thomson, ed., The Teachings of Saint Gregory (gift of His Eminence Archbishop Hovnan Derderian)

History of the Western Diocese (gift of His Eminence Archbishop Hovnan Derderian)

Oriental Orthodox-Roman Catholic Interchurch Marriages and Other Pastoral Relationships (gift of His Eminence Archbishop Hovnan Derderian)

Zaven Arzoumanian, Bishop Ukhtanes of Sebastia (X Century)- History of Armenia Part II -History of the Severance of the Georgians from the Armenians (gift of His Eminence Archbishop Hovnan Derderian)

Malachia Ormanian, The Church of Armenia (gift of His Eminence Archbishop Hovnan Derderian)

Divine Liturgy of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church (gift of His Eminence Archbishop Hovnan Derderian)

Karekin Sarkissian, The Council of Chalcedon and The Armenian Church (gift of His Eminence Archbishop Hovnan Derderian)

Barlow Der Mugrdechian, ed., The Armenian Bible: A Symposium Celebrating the 160th  Anniversary of the Discovery of the Armenian Alphabet and the Translation of the Bible into Armenian (gift of His Eminence Archbishop Hovnan Derderian)

St. Nersess Theological Review  (gift of His Eminence Archbishop Hovnan Derderian)

George C. Michalopulos, The American Orthodox Church:  A History of its Beginnings

Frederica Mathewes-Green, At the Corners of East and Now: A Modern Life in Ancient Christian Orthodoxy

Anthony M Coniaris, Basic Orthodoxy: Key Words of the Faith

John Chryssavgis, Beyond the Shattered Image

Mother Thekla, Blessing of Ikons: Prayers for the Blessing of Ikons

Tia M Kolbaba, Byzantine Lists: Errors of the Latins

Anthony Meredith, The Cappadocians

D.H Stamatis, A Catechetical Handbook of the Eastern Orthodox Church

Thomas Hopko, Christian Faith and Same-Sex Attraction: Eastern Orthodox Reflections

George P. Liacopulos, Church and Society: Orthodox Christian Perspective, Past Experiences, and Modern Challenges

Chrestos Giannaras, Chuch in Post-Communist Europe

Philip Sherrard, Church, Papacy and Schism: A Theological Enquiry

Alexander Schmemann, Church, World, Missino: Reflections on Orthodoxy and the West

Deno John Geanakoplos, Constantinople and the West:  Essays on the late Byzantine (Palaeologan) and Italian Renaissances

Archimandrite Zacharias, Christ, our Way and our Life : A Presentation of the Theology of Archimandrite Sophrony

Nicon D. Patrinacos, A Dictionary of Greek Orthodoxy

Tomas Spidlik, Drinking from the Hidden Fountain: A  Patristic Breviary : Ancient Wisdom for Today's World

Carolinne White, Early Christian Lives

Lucian N. Leustean, Eastern Christianity and the Cold War, 1945-91

Anthony O’Mahony, Eastern Christianity in the Modern Middle East

Chris Hann, Eastern Christians in Anthropological Perspective

Eastern Churches Journal : A  Journal of Eastern Christendom (back issues, volumes 1-13)

Constantine Mathews, Eastern Orthodoxy Compared : Her Main Teachings and Significant Differences with Roman Catholicism and the Major Protestant denominations

Adrian Pabst, Encounter Between Eastern Orthodoxy and Radical Orthodoxy: Transfiguring the World Through the Word

Clark Carlton, Faith: Understanding Orthodox Christianity

Robin Amis, Heart of Salvation : The Life and Teachings of Russia's Saint Theophan the Recluse

Irina, Konstantinovna Iazykova, Hidden and Triumphant : The Underground Struggle to save Russian Iconography

Constantine Cavarnos, The Holy Mountain: Two Lectures on Mount Athos

Mitrofan Hilandarac,  Holy Russia inside the Soviet Union

Basil Krivocheine, In the light of Christ: Saint Symeon the New Theologian

Paul Evdokimov, In the world, of the Church : A Paul Evdokimov Reader

Sebastian P. Brock , Isaac of Nineveh (Isaac the Syrian):  The second part, Chapters IV-XLI

Hall, Christopher A., Learning Theology with the Church Fathers

Vladimir Sergeyevich Solovyov, Lectures on Divine Humanity

George P. Liacopulos, Lights of the Modern World : Orthodox Christian Mission and Evangelism in the United States

Stelios Ramphos, Like a Pelican in the Wilderness: Reflections on the Sayings of the Desert Fathers

Serafim Gascoigne, Living Theology: Russian Spirituality in the 20th Century

Demitrii Sokolof, Manual of the Orthodox Church's Divine Services

Demetrios J. Constantelos, Marriage, Sexuality and Celibacy: A Greek Orthodox Perspective

André Louf, Mercy in Weakness: Meditations on the Word

Gaetano Passarelli , Mother of God

Boris Bobrinskoy, Mystery of the Trinity: Trinitarian Experience and Vision in the Biblical and Patristic Tradition

Vladimir Lossky,  Mystical Theology of the Eastern Church

Theodore G. Stylianopoulos, New Testament: An Orthodox Perspective

Elias I. Patsavos, Noble Task : Entry into the Clergy in the First Five Centuries

John S.Custer, Old Testament: a Byzantine perspective

Olivier Clement,  On human being: a spiritual anthropology

Anthimos,  Orthodox and Catholic Union : the Reply of the Holy Orthodox Church to Roman Catholic Overtures on Reunion and Ecumenism

Archbishop of Etna Chrysostomos, Orthodox and Roman Catholic relations from the Fourth Crusade to the Hesychastic controversy

Augustine Casiday, The Orthodox Christian World

Victor Roudometof, Orthodox Christianity in 21st Century Greece: The Role of Religion in Culture, Ethnicity and Politics

Stanley S. Harakas, The Orthodox Church: 455 Questions and Answers

George W. Grube, Orthodox Church A to Z : A Practical Handbook of Beliefs, Liturgy, Sacraments, Customs, Theology, History

Harry M. Boosalis, Orthodox Spiritual Life according to Saint Silouan the Athonite

Vladimi  Lossky, Orthodox Theology: An Introduction

Hieromon kIlarion, Orthodox Witness Today

Theodore Pulcini, Orthodoxy and Catholicism: What are the Differences?

Constantine Cavarnos, Orthodoxy and Philosophy: Lectures delivered at St. Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary

Chrestos Giannaras, Orthodoxy and the West : Hellenic Self-Identity in the Modern Age

John Garvey, Orthodoxy for Non-Orthodox : A Brief Introduction to Orthodox Christianity

St. Theophan the Recluse, Path to Salvation: A Manual of Spiritual Transformation

Irenee Hausherr, Penthos: The Doctrine of Compunction in the Christian East

Basileios S. Stapaki, Philokalia: Master Reference Guide

H. Middleton, Precious vessels of the Holy Spirit : The Lives and Counsels of Contemporary Elders of Greece

Jane M.De Vyver, Project for Orthodox renewal : Seven Studies of Key Issues facing Orthodox Christians in America

Jane M.De Vyver, Recently Canonized Orthodox Saints : Their Lives and Icons

Demetrios J. Constantelos, Renewing the Church : The Significance of the Council in Trullo

Anthony M.Coniaris, Sacred Symbols that Speak: An Explanation of the Meaning of Symbols used in the Eastern Orthodox Church

Helen Kontsevitch, Saint Seraphim

Archimandrite Sofronii, Saint Silouan the Athonite

Donna  Farley, Seasons of Grace : Reflections on the Orthodox Church Year

Andreas  Andreopoulos, Sign of the Cross: The Gesture, The Mystery, The History

Jaroslav Pelikan, The Spirit of Eastern Christendom (600-1700)

Saint Bishop of Tambov and Shatsk Feofan, Spiritual Life and How to be Attuned to It

John Moschos, Spiritual Meadow (Pratum spirituale)

Saint Ephraem, Spiritual Psalter, or Reflections on God: Arranged in the Manner of the Psalms of David

Hilarion Alfeyev, The Spiritual World of Isaac the Syrian

Tomas  Spidlik. The Spirituality of the Christian East

Daniel M.Rogich,  St. Gregory Palamas: Treatise on the Spiritual Life

Carroll E. Whittemore, Symbols of the church

Sebastian P. Brock, Syriac Fathers on Prayer and The Spiritual Life

Leonide Ouspensky, Theology of the Icon

Aleksandr A. Bogolepov, Toward an American Orthodox Church

Tolly Kizilos, Tradition and Change: Concerns for Today's Greek Orthodox Church of America

Jack N. Sparks, Unseen Warfare

Emmanuel Clapsis , Violence and Christian spirituality : An Ecumenical Conversation

Patricia Hampl, Virgin Time: In Search of the Contemplative Life

Sergei Mikhailovich Solovev, Vladimir Solovyov: His Life and Creative Evolution

T. Allan Smith, Volokolamsk Paterikon: A Window on a Muscovite Monastery

Gleb Pokrovsky, The Way of a Pilgrim, annotated and explained

John Chryssavgis, Way of the Fathers: Exploring the Patristic Mind

Elias Zoghby, We are All Schismatics

Archimandrite Vasileios, What is Unique about Orthodox Culture?