My New Book Has Been Released!

I am pleased to announce that my new book, Face to Face, Knowing God Beyond Our Shame, has just been published and released by Ancient Faith. You can click on the link and order it. I hope to complete the audio version as soon as my voice comes back.

This has been a long labor of love.

Order the book here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

About Fr. Stephen Freeman

Fr. Stephen is a priest of the Orthodox Church in America, Pastor Emeritus of St. Anne Orthodox Church in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. He is also author of Everywhere Present and the Glory to God podcast series.



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41 responses to “My New Book Has Been Released!”

  1. Fr. Leonard Herrem Avatar
    Fr. Leonard Herrem

    Praise God.

  2. Dino Avatar
    Dino

    Wonderful!

  3. HelenT Avatar
    HelenT

    So excited Father! Just ordered 2 copies. Thank you for this much anticipated book!

  4. Ryan Budd Avatar
    Ryan Budd

    So very exciting! As a Roman Catholic, I always find the way you write about the things we hold in common so refreshing and insightful. Ad multos annos!

  5. Cindy George Avatar
    Cindy George

    Praise God! We have been waiting for this 🙏🏼

  6. christa-maria Dolejsi Avatar
    christa-maria Dolejsi

    and now that love is being multiplied!

  7. Margaret Avatar
    Margaret

    Praise God! Glory to God for All Things!!!

  8. Byron Avatar
    Byron

    Ordered two! Now to figure out how to ship one to Hal Freeman in Russia….

  9. Andrew Avatar
    Andrew

    Excellent! Any idea on the timeframe for Kindle/e-book?

  10. Frankie Avatar
    Frankie

    Fr. Freeman – Thank you so much for this!

  11. Adriana Avatar
    Adriana

    Thank you for this gift, Father! Together one step closer to God… what a joy!

  12. Leigh Frank Avatar
    Leigh Frank

    Wonderful!
    Very good news, Father.
    Looking forward to growing in wisdom with your help!

  13. Dee of St Herman Avatar
    Dee of St Herman

    Dear Father I so excited and grateful. I’m ordering a copy when I get home!!

    YAY!!!!

  14. Ook Avatar
    Ook

    Congratulations! Ordering for shipment overseas, shipping costs more than the book itself. Any plans to make it available through Amazon?

  15. Dean Avatar
    Dean

    I do see the book on Kindle e-books on Amazon.
    Great!

  16. Gretchen Joanna Avatar

    Yay!! Congratulations! I am so looking forward to reading this <3

  17. Lisa K. Avatar
    Lisa K.

    Please let us know when your book is available in a digital format so that I can read it on my Kindle.
    Thank you.

  18. Ook Avatar
    Ook

    Thanks Dean. I guess I should have checked before asking. Looking forward to reading this.

  19. Michaela Robinson Avatar
    Michaela Robinson

    I’ve been waiting for this! Congratulations! I was at your talk in Kemp, Texas on Saturday and it was so healing!

  20. Michael Bauman Avatar
    Michael Bauman

    Don’t forget 8th Day Books. An extraordinary store, with an extraordinary proprietor of books, Orthodox books especially. Warren Farha. He has a source of knowledge about Orthodox books that rivals the internet, IMO, and is almost as fast retrieving it from his lovely Orthodox mind. eighthdaybooks.com
    He and his family will be grateful.

  21. Victoria Avatar
    Victoria

    I am going to order this for our church bookstore. I am very grateful for your dedication and work on this – it is needed by so many. Gods Blessings

  22. Pebble Avatar
    Pebble

    Yay! I’ve been waiting for this and so excited. I hope they ship to Australia.

  23. Elpidios Avatar
    Elpidios

    Glory to God!

    I have been looking forward to reading it! Our church bookstore in Australia will have some copies.

  24. Drewster2000 Avatar
    Drewster2000

    Very good. And now, about your next book…. (wink!)

  25. Andrew Avatar
    Andrew

    The Kindle version is up on Amazon now, for anyone that’s been waiting 🙂

  26. Síochána Arandomhan Avatar

    I definitely want to read this! Unfortunately the paperback copy, which is my preference, costs a lot to ship to my location. Will the paperback book be available through other retailers?
    Congratulations on finishing your labour of love.

  27. Fr. Stephen Freeman Avatar

    Siochana,
    Not sure where you’re located. The book is also available in ebook format – (like Kindle).

  28. Síochána Arandomhan Avatar

    Thanks Fr Stephen. I’m in Canada. I don’t mind buying an e-book; I just prefer the print book for those I really like (and I’m sure I’ll like yours). But maybe I’ll get the e book first and figure out how to get the real book later.

  29. Light Avatar
    Light

    Síochána,
    Amazon in Canada was selling Fr. Stephen’s new book for $23.05 before they ran out of stock. I assume they will have more stock eventually. https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/1955890323/
    Also, Book Depository is selling the book for $26.39. https://www.bookdepository.com/Face-to-Face-Fr-Stephen-Freeman/9781955890328?redirected=true&selectCurrency=CAD

  30. Fr. Stephen Freeman Avatar

    Gee whiz,
    Those are serious mark-ups on price!

  31. Dee of St Herman Avatar
    Dee of St Herman

    Just an FYI,
    The Ancient Faith store still has copies to sell. And as others have said the kindle version is available on Amazon. Last, when the Eighth Day book store has it, I’ll also purchase from them, too, to support their business.

    Blessed Lent!

  32. Light Avatar
    Light

    “Gee whiz,
    Those are serious mark-ups on price!”

    That’s in Canadian dollars. The prices would be equivalent to $16.70 and $19.12 in US dollars. (So the mark-ups are not as bad as they look at first glance.)

  33. Timmy Avatar
    Timmy

    I’m really looking forward to the audiobook since I have limited time to sit down & read at this stage of life given the time constraints that come from parenting two children while my wife & I both work busy jobs.

  34. Fr. Stephen Freeman Avatar

    Timmy,
    Give it a couple of months. I’m getting over a respiratory infection and waiting for my voice to get back to form so I can complete the recordings – then the audio editor has to do his marvelous work. But patience will be rewarded!

  35. Michael Bauman Avatar
    Michael Bauman

    Get well soon, Father. There is no shame in slowing down and allowing your body to heal in accord with God’s will.

  36. Anna Avatar
    Anna

    Delighted to see this.

    Father, can you remember the newly departed Joel? Our cousin’s 18 month old son just drowned in a pond, and the family is deeply grieving.

  37. Edgard Avatar
    Edgard

    Great news! I was expecting this book for a while now. For the past few months, I have been immersed in studying about trauma, wounds, healing, shame, grace, etc… I am currently up to the first chapter… and I can tell already that this will be a classic!
    Thank you, Father Stephen, and thank God for the journey He has taken you through!

  38. Adrian Avatar
    Adrian

    I’ve ordered the book from Book Depository to ship to myself to Canada. I’m looking forward to reading it! Thanks Fr. Stephen.

  39. Helen Avatar
    Helen

    Good morning Father Stephen, after reading in your book, i sketched the following: a root, and labeled it toxic shame, and two weeds that grew from it, pride and envy. Such a powerful thing you write about! Then another sketch came to mind, this time, the root was labeled humility and the fruit of that? The gifts of the Holy Spirit.
    thank you. I shared the the first sketch with my son, who had so far concluded that Orthodoxy is obsolete. He really took it in and it changed him a bit.

  40. Clarissa Ingrassia Avatar
    Clarissa Ingrassia

    Father,
    I just wanted to say , thank you! I have lived a very agnostic life, but am currently a catechumen in Louisiana at St. Matthews. This book has changed my life and has brought me closer to god. I always knew I had shame, but after reading this book, it has opened my eyes so much. Lots of light bulbs went off 🙂 I believe my compassion for people has even grown. Thank you!

  41. Fr. Stephen Freeman Avatar

    Clarissa,
    Thank you. Your words are a great encouragement!

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