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The Orthodox Marketplace online web store and the Department of Religious Education's catalog store are in the process of merging operations.

While we are working out the details of this transition, the Orthodox Marketplace website will suspend sales functionality of the site. Customers will be able to browse the catalog, log in and check on the status of outstanding orders and order history (including downloads).

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You may also wish to purchase items from the Department of Religious Education Resource Guide, available below. The DRE can be reached via their toll-free number: 1-800-566-1088.

We expect the new Orthodox Marketplace and Resource Center website to launch in 2016.

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Fellow Workers with God: Orthodox Thinking On Theosis

Fellow Workers with God: Orthodox Thinking On Theosis

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Asked about the Orthodox Christian doctrine of salvation, many people will hastily tell you that it has to do with “theosis” or “deification.” But few can explain what “theosis” actually means, and fewer still can do so with a broad and deep knowledge of the Church Fathers. Drawing on ancient and modern sources, and building on his magisterial study, The Doctrine of Deification in the Greek Patristic Tradition, Norman Russell here presents this teaching with breathtaking clarity without compromising its genuine complexity. This book stands out from others on the subject as a model of lucidity and reliability, and will enthrall specialists and non-specialists alike.

Norman Russell is an independent scholar who has written widely on Orthodox themes, specializing in early Greek patristics and fourteenth-century hesychasm.


  • Foreword 
  • Introduction - What Is Theosis? 
  • Theosis and the Economy of Salvation 
  • The Biblical Foundations of Theosis 
  • Image and Likeness 
  • The Transfiguration of the Believer 
  • Self-Transcendence 
  • Participation in the Divine Life 
  • Union with God 
  • Epilogue - Do You Live It? 
  • Bibliography and Further Reading 
  • Index



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