Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar). The Orthodox Church in Abkhazia: past, present, future. (Articles, messages, reflections and interviews). Vol. I – New Athos (Anakopiya), 2012-560 p.
The book was published according to the decision of the Council of the Holy Metropolis of Abkhazia on 7 October, 2011. The book includes: more than 40 articles, reports and reflections written by archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar) from 1996 to 2011 in Abkhazian, Russian and Greek. More than 10 articles were published for the first time in this edition. In the book as well as there are 13 interviews (one of them in Serbian), which were given by the author to various newspapers, periodicals in Abkhazia and abroad from 2005 to 2011. The preface of the book was written by Herman Marshaniya. The book contains about 90 color illustrations (photographers: Alexander Tokarev and Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar)).
The editor is Herman Marshaniya. Corrector of the Russian part is Irina Potomanova, of the Abkhazian part – Tamila Arshba and Arda Ashuba. The computer layout and layout of the book cover is Stella Sadzba. The book was published in OOO Global-Style (Moscow) with the financial support of the monastery of St. Apostle Simon the Canaanite in New Athos, Abkhazia.
Circulation – 3000 copies.
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Price: 350 rubles.
The book can be purchased in the church shops of the New Athos Monastery and in the bookstores of Sukhum, Avenue Ayaayra.