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Journey to the Kingdom: An Insider's Look at the Liturgy & Beliefs of the Eastern Orthodox Church

$18.99

Journey to the Kingdom: An Insider's Look at the Liturgy & Beliefs of the Eastern Orthodox Church

$18.99
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008484
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Item No. 008484

By Father Vassilios Papavassiliou

There is no better way to understand the theology, passion, and faith of Eastern Orthodoxy than by entering into its central worship: the Divine Liturgy. Fr. Papavassiliou takes you on this journey with clarity and passion, exploring the Liturgy as a reflection of heavenly worship and an invitation to enter the Kingdom of God. The hymns, prayers, creed, and actions of the Liturgy are explained, covering subjects such as communion, Trinity, baptism, sainthood, and resurrection. As a result, this book offers a thorough introduction to Orthodoxy, and includes a map as well as 20 beautiful black & white illustrations.

Fr. Vassilios Papavassiliou is also the author of Thirty Steps to Heaven, and the Meditations seriesMeditations for Great Lent, Meditations for Holy Week, Meditations for Pascha, Meditations for Advent, and Meditations for the Twelve Great Feasts.

 

Endorsements from the back cover:

“Readers of all backgrounds will gain a fuller and more profound understanding of the Holy Liturgy, and of the life and worship of the Orthodox Church.”

—Fr. John Nankivell, pastor, Greek Orthodox Church of the Nativity of the Mother of God, Walsall, West Midlands (England)

 

“Father Vassilios’s book will be of great use to anyone coming to the Orthodox liturgy for the first time, as well as those brought up immersed in the Byzantine liturgical tradition, but who wish to come to know and understand it more deeply.”

—The Very Revd Archpriest Stephen Platt, General Secretary, The Fellowship of St Alban and St Sergius (www.sobornost.org)

 

“This fresh and highly approachable study of the Orthodox Liturgy takes visitors through Royal Doors into a deeper and wider experience of the spiritual traditions of the Eastern Church.”

—V. Revd Fr. John A McGuckin, Professor of Byzantine Christian Studies, Columbia University, and compiler of Prayer Book of the Early Christians

 

Author: Fr. Vassilios Papavassiliou

Format: Paperback

Dimensions: 5.3 X 7.9 inches

Page Length: 196 pages

Publisher: Other Publisher

AFP SKU: 008484

Retail Price: $18.99

 

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