Introduction to the Rites of Eastern Christendom, by Archdale Arthur King (Reprint)
A resource that no student of Eastern Christianity can afford to be without, King's work has yet to be surpassed as an accessible introduction to a complex subject - the text is taken from the 1948 edition. 65pp Paper
Analecta Georgiana Series Volume 131 The classic introduction to Eastern Orthodox liturgies, King's two-volume, The Rites of Eastern Christendom has been a scarce source for too many years. Gorgias Press has brought this title back into circulation. For those whose interest lies in specific Orthodox Churches, the Analecta Gorgiana series offers the opportunity to purchase individual fascicles of King's magisterial study.
The text presents some historical background to each church to provide an appropriate setting, including a description of the church's hierarchy, architecture, and liturgical furnishings. 65pp Paper (2009)
About the Author(s) Archdale Arthur King (1890-1972) was a priest and renowned liturgist as well as one time vicar of Holy Trinity, Reading.