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Flesh and Spirit

by St. Tikhon of Zadonsk

Paperback, 168 pages. 8 ½’’ x 5 ½’’ Retail $18.95 (Individual and Bookstore discounts available).

The book is translated from the original Russian of St. Tikhon’s Flesh and Spirit (Плоть и Духъ). It consists of 34 chapters on moral subjects. Each chapter begins with Scripture verses, followed by quotations from St. John Chrysostom and St. Tikhon’s own discourses.


This is the first time this work has been translated into the English language.

Contains chapters on the following subjects:
Flesh and Spirit, Sin, Malice, Envy and Enmity, Condemnation and Slander, Gluttony and Drunkenness, Covetousness, Love of Glory, The Adornment of Women, Scandals, Falsehood and Guile, Withdrawing from the Wicked, Riches and the Rich Man, Humility and Pride, Threatenings to the Unrepentant, Repentance, Christian Duty, Mutual Christian Duties, The Fear of God, Love toward God, Love toward Neighbor, Love toward Enemies, Mercy, Reconciliation to One’s Neighbor, Forgiving Our Neighbor’s Trespasses, The Narrow Way and the Broad Way, Contempt for the World, Temptation, God’s Paternal Chastening, Patience, Obedience to Shepherds and Rulers, The Word of God, Always Be Ready for Your Departure or Death, Prayer

Saint Tikhon, Bishop of Voronezh and Wonderworker of Zadonsk (1724 – 1783), has often been called the Chrysostom of the Russian Church for his eloquence in preaching and teaching.

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The Earliest Lives of St. Tikhon of Zadonsk

by Metropolitan Eugene of Kiev, et al.

Paperback, 164 pages. 8 ½’’ x 5 ½’’ Retail $18.95 (Individual and Bookstore discounts available).

The book is translated from the original Russian. It contains the first translation of A Description of the Life and Asceticism of His Eminence Tikhon, Bishop of Voronezh and Elets, Composed for Those Who Love and Honor the Memory of His Eminence by Metropolitan Eugene (Bolkhovitinov) of Kiev, and a new translation of the notes by the Saint’s cell attendants, Basil Ivanovich Chebotarev and Ivan Efimov.

Saint Tikhon, Bishop of Voronezh and Wonderworker of Zadonsk (1724 – 1783), has often been called the Chrysostom of the Russian Church for his eloquence in preaching and teaching.

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The Cell Letters

by St. Tikhon of Zadonsk

Paperback, 296 pages. Retail $25.95 (Individual and Bookstore discounts available).

The book is translated from the original Russian of St. Tikhon’s Cell Letters (Письма Келейныя). It contains 123 “letters” written to an “inquirer.” Throughout these letters, St. Tikhon systematically instructs, reproves, and exhorts this inquirer regarding the path leading to salvation, covering subjects such as the incarnation, repentance, God’s attributes, the life of Christ, and others. This is the first time this work has been translated into the English language.


Saint Tikhon, Bishop of Voronezh and Wonderworker of Zadonsk (1724 – 1783), has often been called the Chrysostom of the Russian Church for his eloquence in preaching and teaching. 

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Lives of Russian Ascetics of Piety of the 18th and 19th Centuries: January

Compiled by Holy Hieromartyr Nicodemus (Kononov), Bishop of Belgorod

Paperback, 284 pages. Retail $24.95. (Individual and Bookstore discounts available). If you have any questions or want more information, please contact us at oldpathspress@gmail.com

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Contains the lives of the following ascetics:
Father Basil, the First Priest of St. Petersburg’s Women’s Monastery of the Resurrection; St. Seraphim of Sarov and the Royal Family; The Czar’s Gift to St. Seraphim: The Shrine for the Relics of the Venerable Seraphim of Sarov; Igumenia Dorothea of Sukhotinsky Monastery; Simeon, Metropolitan of Smolensk; Blessed Thaddeus of Olonets; Schemamonk Nicholas; Bishop Theophan the Recluse; Hieroschemamonk Antipas; Archimandrite Theodosius (Sophroniev Hermitage); Blessed Hermylus and Eldress Agnia, Igumenia (Kaluga, 18th Century); Basil Petrovich Braguzin; His Eminence Bishop Meletius, Evangelist to the Pagans of Siberia; Gregory Agafonov the Hermit; Father Irinarchus, Ascetic of Kuryazh Monastery in Kharkov Governorate; Ignatius, Barlaam, and Macarius, Ascetics of Piety of Trinity – St. Sergius Hermitage, Which Is near St. Petersburg; Theodore Kuzmich, the Elder of Tomsk; Igumen Jonathan of Valaam; The Mysterious Nun Arcadia; General Andrew Andreyevich Petrovsky (Monk Andrew of Optina); Igumen Damascene, Superior of Valaam Monastery; Handmaiden of God Xenia; Hieromonk Gerasimus, Father Confessor of St. Sergius Hermitage; His Eminence Gabriel, Metropolitan of Novgorod and St. Petersburg; Igumenia Antonia of Kashin; Tatiana Pakhomovna, The Superior of the Women’s Monastery in the City of Kirsanov; His Eminence Philotheus, Metropolitan of Kiev; Father Alexis Kolokolov; Blessed Pelagia Ivanovna, Fool for Christ, the Ascetic of St. Seraphim – Diveyevo Monastery; Theophilus of Svyatogorsk, Fool for Christ; Blessed Theodore Fedorovich Kozhevnikov; A Russian Bishop, a Hermit on Athos; Athonite Schemamonk Joachim, a Former Robber

Translated from the original Russian. This is the first time this work has been translated into English.

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On True Christianity Volume VI

by St. Tikhon of Zadonsk

Paperback, 346 pages. Retail $25.95 (Individual and Bookstore discounts available). Currently this series is available at the following stores: Ebay (more pics are available there), Eighth Day Books, Holy Trinity Church Supplies in Jordanville, Not of this World Icons and Books, and St. Demetrios Orthodox Monastery. If you have any questions or want more information, please contact us at oldpathspress@gmail.com

Very useful for our time are the works of St. Tikhon of Voronezh… The grace of God inspired the Saint to produce writings especially suitable for our contemporary needs. In these writings the teaching of the Gospel is explained.” -St Ignatius Brianchaninov

“Take On True Christianity by Tikhon of Zadonsk and live according to its directions.” -St. Anatole the Younger of Optina

St. Tikhon is a saint whose fervent spirit is needed very much today by Orthodox Christians. We should read him more and practice what he teaches.” -Fr Seraphim (Rose)

“St. Tikhon was a great writer.  His books fascinate by their light yet plastic images. . .” this is “living theology and experimental theology. . .” -Fr. Georges Florovsky

The final Volume of St. Tikhon’s Magnum Opus On True Chris­tianity. This consists of 33 Chapters: (1) How Can the Christian Comfort Himself in the Sorrows That Come upon Him? (2) On Christian Growth (3) On the Nobility, Dignity, and Beauty of the Human Soul (4) On True Sorrow, or Remorse (5) The True Chris­tian Must Do All His Works to the Glory of God (6) On Moving the Sinner to Repentance (7) On Christian Authority in General, and on Subordinates (8) On the Duties of Pious Monarchs and Their Subjects (9) On the Duties of Judges and Those Who Come to Court (10) On the Duties of Shepherds and Those Who Are Sub­ject to Them (11) On the Duties of Parents and Their Children (12) On the Duties of Husbands and Wives (13) On the Duties of Mas­ters and Their Servants (14) On Christian Spiritual Birth, or Holy Baptism (15) God Is the Father of True Christians (16) On the Christian Homeland (17) On the Christian Inheritance (18) On Christian Dignity (19) On the Refuge and Help of Christians (20) Christian Song (21) Christian Joy (22) Christian Wisdom (23) On Christian Freedom (24) On Christian Service (25) On Christian Peace (26) On the Christian Conversation with God (27) On Con­solation from Holy Scripture (28) On God’s Presence with Chris­tians in Their Sorrows (29) On Christian Victory (30) On the End­ing, or the Death of Christians (31) On the Resurrection of Chris­tians (32) On the Second Coming of Christ (33) On the Triumph and Eternal Glory of God’s Elect

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On True Christianity Volume V

by St. Tikhon of Zadonsk

Paperback, 264 pages. Retail $22.95 (Individual and Bookstore discounts available). Currently this series is available at the following stores: Ebay (more pics are available there), Eighth Day Books, Holy Trinity Church Supplies in Jordanville, Not of this World Icons and Books, and St. Demetrios Orthodox Monastery. If you have any questions or want more information, please contact us at oldpathspress@gmail.com.

“Very useful for our time are the works of St. Tikhon of Voronezh… The grace of God inspired the Saint to produce writings especially suitable for our contemporary needs. In these writings the teaching of the Gospel is explained. ” -St Ignatius Brianchaninov

“Take On True Christianity by Tikhon of Zadonsk and live according to its directions.” -St. Anatole the Younger of Optina

“St. Tikhon is a saint whose fervent spirit is needed very much today by Orthodox Christians. We should read him more and practice what he teaches.” -Fr Seraphim (Rose)

“St. Tikhon was a great writer.  His books fascinate by their light yet plastic images. . .” this is “living theology and experimental theology. . .” -Fr. Georges Florovsky

This second portion of Book Two of On True Christianity con­sists of 13 Chapters: (1) On Honoring the Passion of Christ (2) On Proper Service of Christ (3) The Christian Must Follow Christ in Faith and Love (4) On Keeping the Faith (5) On Hearing and Read­ing the Word of God (6) On the Christian Vocation, and How It Must Be Kept (7) On Daily Christian Repentance (8)The Christian Must Guard Himself Carefully against Mortal Sins, Which Are against the Conscience, and Wound It (9) The Christian Must Resist Fleshly Desires and Lusts, and Conquer and Slay Them by God’s Grace (10) Every Christian Must Show the Fruits of Faith and of a New Birth (11) The Christian, Being Justified by Faith in Christ, Must Show the Fruits of Righteousness, as a Good Tree Bears Good Fruits (12) On Various Christian Duties Which Follow Holy Faith, and Which Follow from the Discourses above (13) What Can and Should Move the Christian to the Avoidance of Sin, to True Repentance, to Contempt of Vanity, and to the Struggle of Piety?

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On True Christianity Volume IV

by St. Tikhon of Zadonsk


Paperback, 300 pages. Retail $24.95 (Individual and Bookstore discounts available). Currently this series is available at the following stores: Ebay (more pics are available there), Eighth Day Books, Holy Trinity Church Supplies in Jordanville, and Not of this World Icons and Books. If you have any questions or want more information, please contact us at oldpathspress@gmail.com.

“Very useful for our time are the works of St. Tikhon of Voronezh… The grace of God inspired the Saint to produce writings especially suitable for our contemporary needs. In these writings the teaching of the Gospel is explained. ” -St Ignatius Brianchaninov

“Take On True Christianity by Tikhon of Zadonsk and live according to its directions.” -St. Anatole the Younger of Optina

“St. Tikhon is a saint whose fervent spirit is needed very much today by Orthodox Christians. We should read him more and practice what he teaches.” -Fr Seraphim (Rose)

“St. Tikhon was a great writer.  His books fascinate by their light yet plastic images. . .” this is “living theology and experimental theology. . .” -Fr. Georges Florovsky

Consists of 11 Chapters: (1) On the Gospel (2) On Faith (3) On the Holy Church (4) On Holy Baptism (5) On the Proper Obedi­ence to God (6) On Glorifying the Name of God (7) On Christian Sacrifice (8) On Imitating God (9) On Prayer or Calling upon God (10) On Faith in Christ (11) On Love toward Christ the Son of God

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On True Christianity Volume III

by St. Tikhon of Zadonsk

Paperback, 274 pages. Retail $22.95 (Individual and Bookstore discounts available). Currently this series is available at the following stores: Ebay (more pics are available there), Eighth Day Books, Holy Trinity Church Supplies in Jordanville, and Not of this World Icons and Books. If you have any questions or want more information, please contact us at oldpathspress@gmail.com.

“Very useful for our time are the works of St. Tikhon of Voronezh… The grace of God inspired the Saint to produce writings especially suitable for our contemporary needs. In these writings the teaching of the Gospel is explained. ” -St Ignatius Brianchaninov

“Take On True Christianity by Tikhon of Zadonsk and live according to its directions.” -St. Anatole the Younger of Optina

“St. Tikhon is a saint whose fervent spirit is needed very much today by Orthodox Christians. We should read him more and practice what he teaches.” -Fr Seraphim (Rose)

“St. Tikhon was a great writer.  His books fascinate by their light yet plastic images. . .” this is “living theology and experimental theology. . .” -Fr. Georges Florovsky

Consists of 15 Chapters (1) On the Fear of God (2) On Humility (3) On the Contempt and Denial of the World (4) On the Love of God (5) On the Narrow Way (6) On Patience (7) On Giving Thanks to God (8) On Hope (9) On Prayer (10) On Love toward Neighbor (11) On Mercy toward Neighbor (12) On Forgiving Our Neigh­bor’s Sins (13) On Love toward Enemies (14) On the End of Good Works (15) On Steadfastness and on Remaining in the Faith until the End.

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On True Christianity Volume II

by St. Tikhon of Zadonsk

Paperback, 260 pages. Retail $22.95 (Individual and Bookstore discounts available). Currently the book is available at the following online stores: Ebay (more pics are available there), Eighth Day Books, Holy Trinity Church Supplies in Jordanville, Not of this World Icons and Books, St. Dionysios the Areopagite Monastery, and St. Paisius Monastery. If you have any questions or want more information, please contact us at oldpathspress@gmail.com.

“Very useful for our time are the works of St. Tikhon of Voronezh… The grace of God inspired the Saint to produce writings especially suitable for our contemporary needs. In these writings the teaching of the Gospel is explained. ” -St Ignatius Brianchaninov

“Take On True Christianity by Tikhon of Zadonsk and live according to its directions.” -St. Anatole the Younger of Optina

“St. Tikhon is a saint whose fervent spirit is needed very much today by Orthodox Christians. We should read him more and practice what he teaches.” -Fr Seraphim (Rose)

“St. Tikhon was a great writer.  His books fascinate by their light yet plastic images. . .” this is “living theology and experimental theology. . .” -Fr. Georges Florovsky

Consists of 22 Chapters (1) On Passionate Attachment or the Habit of Sinning (2) On Human Blindness (3) On Vain and Seduc­tive Adornments (4) On Pride (5) On Envy (6) On Anger and Mal­ice (7) On Slander and Condemnation (8) On Lies, Flattery, and Deceit (9) On Idleness (10) On Drunkenness (11) On Love of Money and Covetousness (12) On Usury and Interest (13) On Offenses against the Poor (14) On Love of Glory and Love of Honor (15) How God Calls the Sinner to Repentance (16) On Hope or Consolation for Those Who Want to Repent (17) What Is Repentance? (18) On the Fruits of Repentance (19) Threats to the Unrepentant (20) On Death (21) On the Second Coming of Christ, or on the Terrible Judgement (22) On Eternal Torment and on Eternal Life.

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On True Christianity Volume I

by St. Tikhon of Zadonsk

Paperback, 292 pages. Retail $24.95 (Individual and Bookstore discounts available). Currently the book is available at the following online stores: Ebay (more pics are available there), Eighth Day Books, Holy Trinity Church Supplies in Jordanville, and Not of this World Icons and Books. If you have any questions or want more information, please contact us at oldpathspress@gmail.com.

“Very useful for our time are the works of St. Tikhon of Voronezh… The grace of God inspired the Saint to produce writings especially suitable for our contemporary needs. In these writings the teaching of the Gospel is explained. ” -St Ignatius Brianchaninov

“St. Tikhon is a saint whose fervent spirit is needed very much today by Orthodox Christians. We should read him more and practice what he teaches.” -Fr Seraphim (Rose)

Consists of 5 chapters. The subjects of each of the chapters are as follows: (1) The Word of God (2) Spiritual Wisdom (3) The Human Heart (4) The Human Tongue (5) What a Great Evil Is Sin.