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This is a study of the early texts used in ordination to the offices of greatest antiquity in the Christian churches of East & West. These offices include bishop, presbyter, deacon, deaconess, subdeacon, acolyte, & reader. The Rev. Dr. Paul Bradshaw, assoc. prof. of theology at Notre Dame Univ., introduces the primary sources of the texts. He outlines the nuclear structure of the ordination ritual & comments on the prayers & ceremonies proper to each order. Then, in the second part of the book, he offers English translations of the texts available.
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Book Description Liturgical Press, 1990. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110925127000
Book Description Liturgical Press, 1990. Paperback. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # VIB0925127000
Book Description Liturgical Press, 1990. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0925127000