The series mentioned by His Holiness Pope Tawadros II was published by St Shenouda Press in English as 4 volumes under the name: Christian Living Series. This was previously translated as “The Paradise of the Spirit”
In his youth, our Patriarch developed his spiritual life on the words of Bishop Youanis’ “Christian Living Series”. Kick-start your spiritual life or take it to the next level by ordering the FULL series in English now.
The four volumes of the Christian Living Series are the fruit of a catechism class that the late bishop Youanis used to teach to university students who came to Cairo from other states to study. The Chapters of these volumes have been a hand book for many Christians who are pursuing their spiritual path and a source of direction to many over the last fifty years, now we present it to you in the English language.
Christian Virtues: This volume explains some of the Christian concepts that are often misunderstood. Chapters include: Humility, Pride, Dignity, the Narrow gate, and the Life of submission.
Spiritual Nourishment: This volume prescribes the necessary spiritual nourishments that are needed along the spiritual path. Chapters include: Bible Reading, Spiritual Reading, Retreats, and Service.
Spiritual Concepts: This volume explains some of the Christian concepts that are often misunderstood. Chapters include: Humility, Pride, Dignity, the Narrow gate, and the Life of submission.
Sacramental Life: This volume starts from the beginning of our spiritual journey, the life of Repentance. It also deals with two of the church sacraments, Confession and Communion, their meaning, practical applications, fruits, and other related questions are discussed in this volume.