Selected liturgical texts and commentary from the services. A concise opening section outlines the development of this season in the Byzantine rite and its present patterns in the Orthodox Church. Introduces the reader to the richness of Orthodox liturgical prayer and provides Christians of all traditions with material for meditation and personal prayer.
About the Author
Fr John Meyendorff, a longtime professor and dean of St Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary, died in 1992. Unanimously hailed at the time of its first publication in 1960, The Orthodox Church was reintroduced by him in the American edition of 1981. His corrections and additions are included in this most recent edition, which has been revised and expanded by Nicholas Lossky.
- Paperback: 119 pages
- Publisher: St Vladimirs Seminary Pr (February 1, 1997)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0881411620
- ISBN-13: 978-0881411621
- Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.5 x 8.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 5.6 ounces