Tasting Heaven on Earth : Worship in Sixth-century Constantinople, Paperback / softback Book

Tasting Heaven on Earth : Worship in Sixth-century Constantinople Paperback / softback

Part of the The Church at Worship series


The Church at Worship is a new series of documentary case studies of specific worshiping communities from around the world and throughout Christian history.

In this second volume, Tasting Heaven on Earth, Walter Ray provides vivid descriptions of Constantinople, its history, its people, and its worship practices, which set the stage for a rich selection of primary documents that present readers with a vibrant snapshot of Byzantine Christianity in the sixth century.

Some of the primary materials included here Photos of mosaics, liturgical vessels, icons, and manuscriptsDrawings, diagrams, descriptions, and photographs of Hagia SophiaFirsthand accounts of worship by Maximus the Confessor, Eutychius, and ProcopiusLiturgical prayers and a reconstruction of the Divine Liturgy of St.



  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 208 pages, Illustrations
  • Publisher: William B Eerdmans Publishing Co
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  • Category: History of religion
  • ISBN: 9780802866639



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