“I am deeply impressed by this magnificent volume.”

– Metropolitan Kallistos Ware

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“Based on a solid foundation of Orthodox theology, ‘The Departure of the Soul’ is a wonderful study of the topic.”

+ Metropolitan Joseph, Primate of the Antiochioan Orthodox Archdiocese of North America

“I am pleased to recommend this book for all Orthodox Christians.”

+ Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch, Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia

“We pray that other sound books like this may be published!”

+ Metropolitan Nicolae, Ruling Hierarch, Romanian Orthodox Metropolis in the Americas

“The Departure of the Soul is an outstanding achievement … There is immense value spiritually to this volume.”

+ Metropolitan Jonah, Former Primate of the Orthodox Church in America

“The Departure of the Soul will surely become the standard work of reference for the whole question of the soul’s post-death judgement as seen in Eastern Orthodoxy.”

Archpriest John A. McGuckin, FRHistSoc., FRSA, Ph.D., DD, D.Litt. , Professor Emeritus Columbia, Oxford, Director of the Sophia Institute

“The Departure of the Soul is an absolutely amazing collection of texts and iconography concerning one of the greatest mysteries of life.”

David M. Goldfrank, Ph.D. , Director of Medieval Studies, Georgetown University