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“The Sacred and Divine Liturgy” оf Saint John Chrysostom”

Church of Serbia – 24/3/18

  • “The Sacred and Divine Liturgy” is a new English edition of the primary divine service of the Orthodox Church, published in full color by St Sebastian Press of the Western American Diocese, and edited by Bishop Maxim.
  • This translation is an adapted version of the texts of accurate English translations already existed in previously published service books, and various Greek, English, and Slavonic liturgical manuals.
  • All previously existing translations were checked for accuracy and consistency and edited, when necessary.
  • Modern English has been chosen for this edition, following the most common order to be found in the Greek and Slavonic language service books which reflect the Byzantine tradition.
  • The dialogues between the celebrant and the deacon are also included with brief Rubrics.
  • In the supplementary material a detailed explanation for the Hierarchical Liturgy is included.
  • One notable difference found in this edition from all existing editions is an aesthetic quality: the book is in full color, entirely illustrated by Fr. Stamatis Skliris’ icons and frescos.