This is a two volume set of akathists
An Akathist (Greek for “Standing Up”) is a type of extended devotional hymn used both in church and at home.
First volume contains six Akathist hymns to the Lord Jesus Christ (to our Sweetest Lord Jesus Christ, the Divine Passion of Christ, the Precious Cross, the Tomb and the Resurrection of the Lord, the Resurrection of Christ, and for Holy Communion; four Akathist hymns to the Mother of God (to the Most Holy Theotokos, the Dormition of the Theotokos, the Joy of All Who Sorrow, and the Kursk Root Ion of the Sign); and twelve to various saints (St. Alexis the Man of God; the Holy Great Martyr George, St. Herman of Alaska, St. John the Baptist, St. John of Kronstadt, St. John the Theologian, the Holy Archangel Michael, St. Nicholas, the Holy Great Martyr Panteleimon, St. Seraphim of Sarov, St. Simon the Zealot, and for the Repose of the Departed. Also contains music for typical akathist refrains.
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.
- Hardcover: 398 pages
- Publisher: Holy Trinity Monastery (1994)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0884650596
- ISBN-13: 978-0884650591
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.3 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.7 pounds
- 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