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A Manual of the Orthodox Church's Divine Services

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This is perhaps the most comprehensive work on the Orthodox Church's divine services currently available in the English language. It was originally translated and printed before the Russian Revolution, but has since been re-edited to reflect current standards of English-language liturgical usage. The author begins with a discussion of the nature and origin of Divine services. He describes the church building, the persons who perform divine services and their vestments, the cycles of public worship, Great Vespers,...

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Overview

This is perhaps the most comprehensive work on the Orthodox Church's divine services currently available in the English language. It was originally translated and printed before the Russian Revolution, but has since been re-edited to reflect current standards of English-language liturgical usage. The author begins with a discussion of the nature and origin of Divine services. He describes the church building, the persons who perform divine services and their vestments, the cycles of public worship, Great Vespers, Matins, Divine Liturgy, festal services, and different ministrations: Baptism and Chrismation, the Coronation Anointing of the Tsar, Consecration of a Church, Confession, Ordination, Matrimony, Unction, Prayer Services, Monastic Tonsure and Burial.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780884650676
  • Publisher: Holy Trinity Publications
  • Publication date: 1/1/2001
  • Edition description: Second edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Dmitry Sokolof (Author) : An esteemed Archpriest of the Russian Orthodox Church prior to the Russian Revolution.

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  • Posted January 8, 2011

    Formatting is terrible

    Looks like this book has been scanned and poorly OCR'd. It is hard to read because there are many typos and the footnotes break up the pages in a way that paragraphs are hard to follow. The content is great, but the formatting is terrible.

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