An Akathist (Greek for “Standing Up”) is a type of extended devotional hymn used both in church and at home.
Second volume contains Akathist hymns for the Ascension and Nativity of Christ, an Akathist to the Holy Spirit, for seven different icons of the Mother of God, and the following other Saints: St.’s Ambrose of Optina, Anthony & Theodosius of the Caves of Kiev, the Father’s of Athos, Basil the Great, Hieromartyr Cyprian, the New Martyr Elizabeth, Faith, Hope and Love with Sophia their mother, John of Shanghai, Juliana the Merciful, the Apostle Luke, Mary of Egypt the Apostle Matthew, new Martyr Maximus Sandovich, Fr. Moses of the Carpathians, the Elders of Optina, Photius of Constantinople, Theophan the Recluse and the Holy Martyr Zlata of Mglen. Beautifully bound and printed. In traditional English.
- Series: Book of Akathists (Book 2)
- Hardcover: 466 pages
- Publisher: Holy Trinity Publications (January 1, 2008)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 088465141X
- ISBN-13: 978-0884651413
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.4 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds