The Consecration of a Greek Orthodox Church According to Eastern Orthodox Tradition: A Detailed Account and Explanation of the Ritual

The Consecration of a Greek Orthodox Church According to Eastern Orthodox Tradition: A Detailed Account and Explanation of the Ritual

by Gus George Christo
     
 

ISBN-10: 0773461108

ISBN-13: 9780773461109

Pub. Date: 07/08/2005

Publisher: Mellen, Edwin Press, The

Christo explains the ritual step by step, starting with describing the importance of relics and the service of their preparation. He then describes the service of consecration, including the reading of Psalm 143, the procession around the building, the entrance into the church and deposition of the relics (with the liturgy in an appendix), the washing of the altar

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Christo explains the ritual step by step, starting with describing the importance of relics and the service of their preparation. He then describes the service of consecration, including the reading of Psalm 143, the procession around the building, the entrance into the church and deposition of the relics (with the liturgy in an appendix), the washing of the altar table and its anointing and vesting, the anointing of the church, and the conclusion of the service. He includes a complete list of all special items needed. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780773461109
Publisher:
Mellen, Edwin Press, The
Publication date:
07/08/2005
Series:
Texts and Studies in Religion
Pages:
148
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.60(d)

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