Unearthed Recording of Fr Alexander Schmemann

SVOTS - 27/1/21 This year, 2021, marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Protopresbyter Alexander Schmemann (+1983), former dean and professor at St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary, renowned theologian, and prolific writer and speaker. As we begin our year of honoring his life and profound contributions to the Church, we are so pleased to share his voice with you. His ...

The Liturgy of Death – Book

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SVS Press - April 2017 BUY  A COPY HERE: In these previously unpublished talks, Fr Alexander Schmemann critiques contemporary culture’s distorted understanding of death. He then examines the Church’s rites for burial and her prayers for the dead. Though they are often misunderstood, at the heart of the services Fr Alexander finds the paschal proclamation: “Christ is ...