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The blessing of waters and Epiphany : the Eastern liturgical tradition

Author: Nicholas E Denysenko
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2012.
Series: Liturgy, worship, and society.
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Examines the historical development of the blessing of waters and its theology in the East, with an emphasis on the Byzantine tradition. Exploring how Eastern Christians have sought these waters as a  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas E Denysenko
ISBN: 9781409440789 1409440788 9781409440796 1409440796
OCLC Number: 779529948
Description: xviii, 237 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Early history of the blessing of waters --
History of the blessing of waters: stage 1 (8th-10th centuries) --
History of the blessing of waters: stage 2 (11th-13th centuries) --
History of the blessing of waters: stage 3 (14th-16th centuries) --
The origins of the "great are you" prayer --
Memory and praise of the Lord's theophany --
Epiclesis and the gift of the Holy Spirit --
Pastoral considerations --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Liturgy, worship, and society.
Responsibility: Nicholas E. Denysenko.
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'One of the finest recent examples of the craft of liturgical theology - historical sources grounding theological insights which have deep resonances for the contemporary church.' Kevin W. Irwin, The Read more...

 
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