Meditations on the Divine Liturgy

Meditations on the Divine Liturgy

of the Holy Eastern Orthodox Catholic and Apostolic Church

Category: Prayer & Devotion
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Paperback, 128 pages
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Paperback Perfect Bound
Published
1 Feb 2014
ISBN
9780884653431
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Dimensions
7 in x 5 in
Weight
4 grams
Edition
3
Format
EPUB, 128 pages
Published
1 Feb 2014
ISBN
9780884653622
Status
Active
Edition
3
Format
Kindle, 128 pages
Published
1 Feb 2014
ISBN
9780884653639
Status
Active
Edition
3

— About the Book —

Nikolai Gogol was one of the most prominent Russian writers of the 19th century. He was a leading voice of the school of Russian literary realism, and is well known for his short stories, satires, and plays. He was also a deeply religious man, who dedicated one of his last works to the Divine Liturgy of the Orthodox Church. 

This book provides a commentary on the Divine Liturgy, that is at the same time both mystical and practical. Drawing from the early Church Fathers and his own experience, Gogol explains the sublime mystery of the Orthodox divine services, while at the same time providing a window into his own spiritual life.

If you are interested to learn more about Nikolai Gogol as a religious personality, you may download this article by Ivan Andreev, translated by Nicholas Kotar.  Download here Gogol_As_Religious_Personality.

— Author Biography —

Nikolai Gogol (1809-1852) was one of the foremost Russian writers of the 19th Century. A leading voice of the school of Russian literary realism, he is well known for his short stories, satires, and plays.  He was also a deeply religious man, and published a less well known book of commentary on the Divine Liturgy.

If you are interested to learn more about Nikolai Gogol as a religious personality, you may download this article by Ivan Andreev, translated by Nicholas Kotar.  Download here Gogol_As_Religious_Personality

— Contents —

Contents

Introduction 

The Office of Preparation 

The Liturgy of the Catechumens 

The Liturgy of the Faithful 

Conclusion

Appendix: A Short Life and Appraisal of N. V. Gogol 

Notes 

Subject Index 

Scripture Index 

— Back Cover —

Meditations on the Divine Liturgy illuminates The Divine Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom, the center point of the Orthodox Christian cycle of worship. Gogol offers a meditation both spiritual and practical, educating the reader as to the form and meaning of the liturgy. Drawing from both the early Church Fathers and his own experience in explaining the sublime rite, Gogol provides a window into his own spiritual life.

This new edition is enhanced by both a subject and scripture index. Direct quotations from the liturgy are taken from the The Divine Liturgy of Our Father Among the Saints John Chrysostom (9780884653424), recently published by Holy Trinity Publications.

Nikolai Gogol (1809-1852) was one of the foremost Russian writers of the nineteenth century and a leading voice in the school of Russian literary realism. He is best known for his short stories, satires, and plays.