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Prayers from the East: Traditions of Eastern Christianity

Format: Digital
ISBN: 0800636554


This rich anthology offers new insight into an ancient form of Christianity still little understood in the West. The essays introduce the six ancient and Oriental Orthodox churches—Egyptian Copts, Armenians, Syrians, Indian Malankara, Ethiopian, and Eritrean—through their distinctive tradition of prayer and worship. This volume provides both a survey of the history and theology of these Eastern Orthodox traditions as well as an anthology of their personal prayers, blessings, and liturgical prayers. The collection highlights the distinctiveness of Eastern Christian spirituality along with its connections to Western theology and worship.

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  • Provides an introduction to the six ancient Oriental Orthodox churches
  • Explores Eastern traditions of prayer and worship
  • Compares and contrasts Eastern Christian spirituality with Western traditions
  • Title: Prayers from the East: Traditions of Eastern Christianity
  • Author: Richard Marsh
  • Publisher: Fortress Press
  • Print Publication Date: 2004
  • Logos Release Date: 2015
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital > Logos Edition
  • Subjects: Oriental Orthodox churches > Liturgy--Texts; Oriental Orthodox churches > Prayers and devotions
  • ISBN: 0800636554
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2015-06-01T21:29:57Z

Richard Marsh is canon at Canterbury Cathedral and director of its International Study Center. He is the author of Black Angels: The Art and Spirituality of Ethiopia and a contributor to Ink and Spirit.