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(TYP) ABRIDGED TYPICON
edited by Fr. Feodor Kovalchuk
The "order" of services according to usage in the Russian Orthodox Church, this volume gives guidelines on the many and various aspects of Orthodox worship, such as bell ringing, censing, as well as listing the various prokeimena and alleluia verses, and more. 248pp. Cloth e$15.00 OUT OF PRINT
THE ANOINTING OF THE SICK by Paul Meyendorff.
The history and theology of the healing ministry of the Church expressed
in the rites and practices of the Church. Contains both the full land abbreviated
forms of the Unction (Anointing) service in modern English. 186pp. Paper d$18.00 Order
(BYZC) BYZANTINE CHANT Constantine Cavarnos. Designed to explain the nature of Byzantine chant to all persons interested in learning about it. Includes 15 "Prosomoia" set to Byzantine chant. 102pp Paper d$8.00 Order
(BH) BYZANTINE HYMNOGRAPHY and BYZANTINE CHANT
by Dimitri Conomos Two lectures by one of the foremost Byzantine musicologists in the world, on the form and musical tradition of the Church's hymnody. 50pp. Paper e$6.00 Order
(BLR) BYZANTINE LITURGICAL REFORM by Thomas Pott,
translated by Paul Meyendorff A clear and useful presentation of several
key periods in Byzantine liturgical reform describing the contexts and rationale
in each case, from the Studite reform at the end of the 8th century to the
17th century reforms in the Slavs. Extensive bibliography and index.
293pp. Paper d$20.00 Order
(BSM) BYZANTINE SACRED MUSIC.
by Constantine Cavarnos. A concise treatment of the essential characteristics, aims, and execution of the traditional music of the Greek Orthodox Church. Paper d$3.00 Order
(NEW) (CLY) THE CHURCH LITURGICAL YEAR (Teacher’s Manual). An excellent manual for Sunday School teachers and home-schooling parents on the meanings of the various feasts and cycles of the Orthodox liturgical year. Contains full-color icons of the feast days, with descriptions, and a wealth of other information. 190pp. Paper e$15.00 Order
(CDL) A COMMENTARY ON THE DIVINE LITURGY
by Nicholas Cabasilas, translated by Hussey and McNulty
The classic interpretation of the Divine Liturgy by one of the last theologians of the Byzantine Empire. An invaluable aid in understanding the meaning of the Liturgy. 120pp . Paper d$14.00 Order
(GL) GREAT LENT: Journey to Pascha
by Alexander Schmemann
Short explanations of Great Lent based upon Scriptures, parables and themes found in the liturgical services of the Church, this is an excellent addition to any Orthodox library. 140pp. Paper d$16.00 Order
(GW) GREAT WEEK AND PASCHA IN THE GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH
by Fr. Alkiviadis C. Calivas
A unique study on the development of our present Holy Week and Pascha services. Written with deep respect for the tradition of the Church and with obvious love of the Church's services. Clergy and laity will find this a storehouse of information and inspiration. This is a MUST for your library. 145pp. Paper e$12.00 Order
(HDL) HOMILIES ON THE DIVINE LITURGY: Orthodox Homilies by Augoustinos N. Kantiotes, trans. by Asterios Gerostergios.
A series of homilies explaining the entire Divine Liturgy in easily understood
language. Fully indexed, in 2 volumes. 573pp. Paper d$35.00/set .
NEW (LFR) INTRODUCTION TO THE LITURGICAL FAMILIES AND RITES by Bishop Dr. John Yazisi of Pyrgou. A brief description of the various rites of Divine Liturgy which appeared and developed in the Christian world. This book is an introduction to the Liturgical Families of the East and West. 55pp Paper d$8.00 Order
NEW (MDS) A MANUAL OF THE ORTHOODOX CHURCH’S DIVINE SERVICES
by Archpriest D. Sokolof. This classic volume which describes the
liturgical services and cycles of the Orthodox Church, as well as the
“layout” of churches, the clergy and their vestments, is again available
in print. Invaluable for understanding the liturgical life of the church. 176pp. Paper d$12.00 Order
ON THE DIVINE LITURGY by Nikolai Gogol. First translated and published
in English in 1952, this description and explanation of the Divine
Liturgy is clear and comprehensible.
58pp. Paper d$4.00 OUT OF PRINT
NEW (MCF) MEMBERS OF THE CHURCH FAMILY (Teacher’s Manual). This manual for Sunday School teachers and home-schooling parents is designed to create and foster understanding of the Sacraments of the Church as found in Scripture and Holy Tradition, and to teach the basic themes of the Church’s doctrine. It aims to develop a personal awareness of one’s place in the Church. Each chapter includes discussion points and some also have activities. Full color icons and line drawings/ 208pp. Paper e$15.00 OrderNEW (PHE) ON THE PRIESTHOOD AND THE HOLY EUCHARIST. Translated by Protopresbyter George Dion. Dragas. Three patristic texts on the Priesthood and the Holy Eucharist by St. Symeon of Thessalonika, Patriarch Kallinikos of Constantinople and St. Mark of Ephesus. These texts serve as a reminder to clergy and laity alike that prayer and liturgy are the primary functions of priests. 92 pp. Paper d$10.00 Order
(ODS) ORDINARY ORDER OF ORTHODOX DIVINE SERVICE
The structure and specific variable content of the various Sunday and Weekday services. Also contains instructions for reading services at home or elsewhere, when no priest or deacon serves. 120pp. Wire binding e$35.00 Order
(RCS) RUSSIAN CHURCH SINGING, Vol. 1: Orthodox Worship and Hymnography
by Johann von Gardner
A translation into English of a major work on Russian liturgical singing, its essence, structure and history. 146pp. OUT OF PRINT
(RCS2) RUSSIAN CHURCH SINGING, Vol. 2: Looks at the origins, extant manuscripts, notation, stylistic evolution, language and the various problems that arose over the centuries which led to the adoption of Western stylistic models around 1660.440pp Paper d$24.00 Order
(SEC4) STUDIES IN EASTERN CHANT, Vol. 4.
Articles on many topics including "Hymns in honor of Serbian Saints," "The Iviron Folk Songs," Hebrew Accents and Greek Ekphonic Notation," and "The Kalaphonic Polyeleos Psalm 134". 248pp. Paper d$11.00 Order
(SEC5) STUDIES IN EASTERN CHANT, Vol. 5.
Articles on many topics including "A Medieval Slavonic Theoretical Treatise on Music," Notes on Cyprian the Hymnographer," "The Akathistos Hymn," and more. 186pp. Paper d$16.00 Order
(TP) A TREATISE ON PRAYER: An Explanation of the Services Conducted
in the Orthodox Church
by Simeon of Thessalonike
A valuable study, by a 15th century liturgist, of the meaning and significance of elements of Orthodox services. 104pp. Paper e$9.00 Order
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