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A Guide to Orthodox Life: Some Beliefs, Customs, and Traditions of the Church

   
Third Edition

Protopresbyter David Cownie and Presbytera Juliana Cownie

“[...W]e have tried in the various sections of this short book to summarize some of the traditional beliefs and customs of the Orthodox Church as they relate to the daily life of the believer and to the Church’s worship. We have brought these elements into focus in our discussion of the whole cycle of Christian life, from Baptism to marriage to the culmination of human life, death. We hope that our few, necessarily limited commentaries will help Orthodox converts and non–Orthodox Westerners to gain a more genuine glimpse into that ancient way that leads to human transformation and union with Christ: Orthodoxy.”
—“Introduction”

CONTENTS

Introduction
Orthodox Daily Life
   The Sign of the Cross
   Icons
   Prayer
   Fasting
   Money
   Creating an Orthodox Atmosphere in the Home
Orthodox Church Life
   Church Etiquette
   The Mystery of Confession
   Holy Communion
   Clergy Etiquette
   Monastery and Convent Etiquette
The Orthodox Cycle of Life
   Orthodox Baptism
   Marriage and Family Life
   An Orthodox Approach to Death

Item Number: BKM247
Publication Data: Etna, CA: Center for Traditionalist Orthodox Studies, 2011
Format: softcover
Number of Pages: viii + 124
Dimensions (l × w × h): 21.3 cm × 13.8 cm × 0.9 cm
Additional Information: black-and-white illustrations
ISBN: 978‒0‒911165‒22‒7

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