Meditations on the Divine Liturgy of the Holy Eastern Orthodox Catholic and Apostolic Church
Meditations on the Divine Liturgy illumines The Divine Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom, the centre point of the Orthodox cycle of worship. Gogol offers a meditation both spiritual and practical, educating the reader as to the form and meaning of the liturgy. Drawing from both the early Church Fathers and his own experience in explaining the sublime rite, Gogol provides a window into him own spiritual life.
Nikolai Gogol (1809-1852) was one of the foremost Russian writers of the 19th century and a leading voice of the school of Russian literary realism. He is best known for his short stories, satires, and plays.
The Office of Preparation
The Liturgy of the Catechumens
The Liturgy of the Faithful
Appendix: A Short Life and Appraisal of N. V. Gogol
Author: Nikolai Gogol