Stories from Scripture

St. Tikhon’s Seminary Press, 2001
ISBN: 1878997645


This volume presents the spiritual truths of Holy Scripture in an accessible and applicable way for contemporary people. The exciting stories of the Old Testament—full of drama, wisdom, and truth—come alive in these pages. The stories blend Scripture passages with interpretation and commentary by Archimandrite Vasilios Bakoyannis, and includes the wisdom of influential figures such as St. John Climacus and St. John Chrysostom.

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Key Features

  • Brings the drama of the Old Testament alive for the contemporary man
  • Offers wisdom from influential saints, monks, and mystics
  • Allows a deeper understanding of biblical stories


  • Ancestral Sin
  • Cain
  • The Flood
  • Abraham
  • Sodom and Gomorrah
  • Joseph (Part 1)
  • Joseph (Part 2)
  • Joseph (Part 3)
  • Job
  • David
  • Ruth
  • Epilogue

Product Details

  • Title: Stories from Scripture
  • Author: Vasilios Bakoyannis
  • Publisher: St. Tikhon’s Seminary Press
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Pages: 130
  • Christian Group: Orthodox
  • Resource Type: Commentaries
  • Topic: Bible Studies

About Vasilios Bakoyannis

Vasilios Bakoyannis is an archimandrite in the Orthodox Church. He graduated from the Orthodox Theological School of Belgrade in Serbia and received a MTh from St. Vladimir’s Seminary in New York. He serves the Holy Metropolis of Patras, Greece.


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