Dublin Diocesan Visit
to the
Russian Orthodox Church

October 2016


This page will contain, from time to time, things of interest to our trip to the Russian Orthodox Church in 2016.

The Orthodox Church
The Orthodox Church
The Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople
The Russian Orthodox Church
The Russian Orthodox Patriarchate
Church of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul (Dublin)

Leadership
Patriarch Kirill
Metropolitan Hilarion

History in the Twentieth Century
Russian Orthodoxy Resurgent, by John Gerrard & Carol Garrard, 2008.
A Long Walk to Church. A Contemporary History of Russian Orthodoxy, by Nathaniel Davis, 2003.

Readings in Spirituality and Theology
The Way. An Introduction to the Orthodox Faith, by Fr. George D. Metallinos, 2013.
The Mountain of Silence. A Search for Orthodox Spirituality, by Kyriacos. C. Markides, 2003
The Orthodox Church. An Introduction to Eastern Christianity, by Timothy Ware, 1963/2015
The Way of the Pilgrim, (anon; various editions and translations; essential classic)
The Jesus Prayer, Simon Barrington-Ward (2007)
Welcome to the Orthodox Church: An Introduction to Eastern Christianity, by Frederica Mathewes-Green (2015)
Modern Orthodox Thinkers: From the Philokalia to the Present by Andrew Louth (2015)

The Liturgy
Christmas Liturgy 2013
Easter Liturgy 2015
Russian history
Russian History: A Very Short Introduction by Geoffrey Hoskin (2012)
The Russian Revolution: A Very Short Introduction by S. A. Smith (2002)
Revolutionary Russia, 1891-1991: A Pelican Introduction (2014) by Orlando Figes.
Peter the Great
Catherine the Great
Nicholas II

Art Galleries

The Tretyakov Gallery (Moscow)
The Hermitage (St Petersburg)

Great Russian literature
Russian Literature: A Very Short Introduction by Caitriona Kelly (2001)
to be completed

Art Films of special interest
Rublev
Russian Ark

Russian Orthodox Music
Musica Russica
The Mist Anchorite
Old Church Slavonic
Rachmaninov Vespers: "Nunc Dimittis"

Tourism
Moscow information
St Petersburg information
Geography of Russia
The Russian Language
St Basil's Cathedral, Moscow