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Marriage & Family Life

Further Reading:

  • Annalisa Boyd, The Ascetic Lives of Mothers: A Prayer Book for Orthodox Moms.

  • Anthony M. Coniaris, Making God Real in the Orthodox Christian Home.

  • Bishop John Abdalah and Nicholas G. Mamey, Building an Orthodox Marriage: A Practical Commentary on the Eastern Orthodox Marriage Rite.

  • B.T.A. Evetts, The Rites of the Coptic Church: The Order of Baptism and The Order of Matrimony According to the Use of the Coptic Church.

  • Charles T. Wilcox, The Fathers of the Church, Volume 27: St. Augustine, Treatises on Marriage and Other Subjects.

  • David and Mary Ford, Marriage as a Path to Holiness: Lives of Married Saints.

  • David C. Ford, Mary S. Ford, and Alfred Kentigern Siewers, Glory and Honor: Orthodox Christian Resources on Marriage.

  • David G. Hunter, Marriage and Sexuality in Early Christianity.

  • Dr. Mounir Naguib, Youth & Drug Addiction.

  • Elissa Bjeletich and Caleb Shoemaker, Blueprints for the Little Church: Creating an Orthodox Home.

  • Elizabeth White, Walking in Wonder: Nurturing Orthodox Christian Virtues in Your Children.

  • Fr. Antonios Kaldas and Ireni Attia, Two Become One: An Orthodox Christian Guide to Engagement and Marriage.

  • H.G. Bishop Moussa, How to Speak to Youth.

  • H.G. Bishop Moussa, The Christian Meaning of Marriage.

  • H.G. Bishop Moussa, Youth & Family Life.

  • H.G. Bishop Moussa, Youth and Pure Living.

  • H.H. Pope Shenouda III, How to Relate to Children.

  • John Chryssavgis, Love, Sexuality, and the Sacrament of Marriage.

  • John Meyendorff, Marriage: An Orthodox Perspective.

  • Kenneth Stevenson, To Join Together: The Rite of Marriage.

  • Moheb Thomas and Youstina Thomas, Weddings and Wedlock: Insights from the Church Fathers on Happiness, Marriage, and Wedding Celebrations.

  • Paul Evdokimov, The Sacrament of Love.

  • Philip Mamalakis, Parenting Toward the Kingdom: Orthodox Christian Principles of Child-Rearing.

  • Sophie Koulomzin, Our Children and Our Church.

  • Sr. Magdalen, Children in the Church Today: An Orthodox Perspective.

  • St. John Chrysostom, On Marriage and Family Life (Popular Patristics Series, SVS Press).

  • Theophan the Recluse, Raising them Right: A Saint's Advice on Raising Children.

Disclaimer: This list serves as a collection of various perspectives, titles, and backgrounds, and may not necessarily endorse the teaching, history, and understanding of the Coptic Orthodox Church.

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