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The Offices of the Oriental Church, with an Historical Introduction
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The Offices of the Oriental Church, with an Historical Introduction

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Anson D. F. Randolph & Company 1884

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Overview

This volume presents English translations of the Offices of the Orthodox Church, designed to help scholars and Christians of all backgrounds better understand this ancient church. Also included is a historical introduction, valuable for orienting the unfamiliar reader to the doctrines, rites, and religious life of the Eastern Church.

With the Logos edition, all Scripture references are tagged and appear in your favorite translation on mouseover. This work is completely searchable, so you can see the connections between various themes, Saints, and Scripture references across the Eastern liturgical services like never before. You can also cross-reference related services or texts at the touch of a button, and all your dictionaries and other reference tools are just a click away.

Key Features

  • Presents English translations of the Offices of the Orthodox Church
  • Includes a historical introduction covering the doctrines, rites, and religious life of the Eastern Church
  • Includes a historical introduction covering the doctrines, rites, and religious life of the Eastern Church

Contents

  • Introduction
  • The Nocturnal Service on the Eve of a Festival, when the Great Vespers Are Connected with the Matins
  • The Liturgies of SS. John Chrysostom and Basil the Great
  • Holy Baptism
  • The Administering of the Holy Chrism
  • The Administration of Confession
  • The Communion of the Sick
  • Ordination
  • Matrimony
  • The Holy Unction

Product Details

About Nicholas Bjerring

Nicholas Bjerring (1831–1900) was the first Orthodox priest to establish an Orthodox community in the northeastern United States. He also wrote Unbelief and the Indifference in Religion and translated The Russian Orthodox Church: A Treatise of Her Origin and Life.