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Publication Date: 18 Jul 2013
Format: Paperback
Publisher: SPCK Publishing
Page Count: 208
Author: Hugh Wybrew
ISBN-13: 9780281070985

The Orthodox Liturgy

The Development of the Eucharistic Liturgy in the Byzantine Rite
By Hugh Wybrew
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Western observers never fail to be awestruck at the celebration of the liturgy in an Orthodox church. Hugh Wybrew's authoritative yet highly readable account traces the fascinating story of the Orthodox liturgy from its origins in the first century to the present day, conveying a lively and memorable sense of what it would have felt like to be among the worshippers. 'We have long needed such an introduction. Clear yet detailed, sympathetic yet not uncritical, The Orthodox Liturgy will be of great value to Christian, whether western or eastern' Metropolitan Kallistos of Diokleia '[The Orthodox Liturgy] is solidly based on sound scholarship . . . written in a non-technical way which will be accessible to anyone who is interested in the history of Christian worship' Church Times.
About the Author
The Revd Canon Hugh Wybrew is an Associate Member of the Faculty of Theology and Religion in the University of Oxford, and has served as Secretary of the fellowship of St Albans and St Sergius and Dean of St George's Anglican Cathedral in Jerusalem, where he was in close contact with Eastern churches.

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