The Bible and the Holy Fathers for Orthodox: Daily Scripture Readings and Commentary for Orthodox Christians

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Johanna Manley
St Vladimir's Seminary Press, 1990 - Religion - 1126 pages
Cycle of daily Gospel and Epistle readings based on the movable calendar, which starts with Easter (Pascha), includes the fifty days after the Resurrection, Pentecost and the 37 weeks that followed, the Week of the Publican and the Pharisee, followed by the Triodion, which begins 10 weeks before Easter, and includes the Preparation for Lent, Graet Lent and Holy Week. This work is particularly addressed to those who set aside an hour daily for prayer and meditation. Appendices are added for Sunday matins, major fixed feasts such as Nativity, Theophany and other Feast days of Martyrsm saints. But since this volume is not arranged according to the fixed calendar which lists all the saints and fixed feasts for each day of the month, a suitable companion would be a Menaion, which provides a fuller treatment of the major feast days, and the flow of church seasons.

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Contents

How to Read The Bible and Why
5
Pascha Readings 7 weeks
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Week of the Publican and Pharisee Triodion
653
Selected Illustrations and Acknowledgments 1120
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