Theology & Religion  /  Modern Theology
A Manual of the Orthodox Church's Divine Services Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 176
ISBN: 9780884654926
Pub Date: 13 Jun 2023
Imprint: Holy Trinity Seminary Press
Illustrations: 11 Illustrations, black and white
Description:
This comprehensive work represents a complete but accessible survey of everything related to the Orthodox Church's divine services and is helpfully illustrated throughout. The author begins with a discussion of the nature and origin of Divine worship. He describes the church building, the clergy who perform divine services and their vestments, and the cycles of public worship.
Christian Orthodox Political Philosophy Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9781942699491
Pub Date: 21 Mar 2023
Imprint: Holy Trinity Seminary Press
Description:
The Church is commonly spoken of as an institutional reality, but much less frequently recognized as a spiritual and heavenly reality called by God “to make disciples of all nations.” (Mt. 28:19) This modest work furthers the development of a structured and integrated Christian Orthodox political thought, whereby the Church is neither sidelined as having no relevance to this present life, nor dominated by temporal questions or popular movements at the expense of its eternal salvific mission.
The Rule for Holy Communion Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 120
ISBN: 9780884654889
Pub Date: 15 Mar 2022
Imprint: Holy Trinity Seminary Press
Description:
This comprehensive booklet contains the prayers used by an Orthodox Christian when preparing to receive Holy Communion, together with the post-Communion Prayers of Thanksgiving.The texts are arranged to match the usage of Holy Trinity Monastery and augmented by comprehensive rubrics.Also included is the Synodal document, "On the Participation of the Faithful in the Eucharist,” approved by the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church in 2015 to express her official teachings regarding proper reverence and preparation for the holiest of Christian sacraments—partaking of the Body and Blood of our Lord, God, and Saviour Jesus Christ.