There are many
translations of the Liturgy. Among the most convenient are an edition issued
by the Fellowship of St.
Alban and St. Sergius, The Orthodox Liturgy, London, 1939; and
an edition with Greek
and English on opposite pages published by the Faith Press, The Divine
Liturgy of Saint John
Chrysostom, London (no date).
A great deal of material
is to be found in Service Book of the Holy Orthodox-Catholic Apostolic
Church, ed. I. F. Hapgood, 2nd
ed., New York, 1922. Full texts for Christmas, Epiphany,
and seven of the other
great feasts are contained in The Festal Menaion, trans. Mother Mary and
(T. Ware), London, 1969. For Lenten services, see The Lenten Triodion,
London, 1978, by the
same translators; also A. Schmemann, Great Lent, New York, 1969. Consult
also La priére
des Églises de rite byzantin, ed. E. Mercenier, F. Paris, and G.
1947-53; new ed. of vols 1 and 3, Chevetogne, 1972-1975.
For the classic
Byzantine commentary on the Liturgy, see: Nicholas Cabasilas, A Commentary
on the Divine Liturgy, trans. J. M. Hussey
and P. A. NcNulty, London, 1960.
For the daily prayers
used by an Orthodox Christian, see: A Manual of Eastern Orthodox
Prayers, London, 1945 (issued
by the Fellowship of St Alban and St. Sergius). Prayer Book,
Jordanville, N.Y, 1960.
On the Orthodox doctrine
of prayer, see: Igumen Chariton, The Art of Prayer: An Orthodox
Anthology, trans. E. Kadloubovsky and E. M. Palmer, London, 1966. A Monk of the
Church, The Prayer of
Jesus, New York, 1967. The
Philokalia, trans. G. E. H. Palmer, P. Sherrard,
K. Ware, London, 1979 onwards (to be
completed in 5 vols). See also the earlier translation
of parts of The Philokalia
(Russian text) by E. Kadloubovsky and G. E. H. Palmer: Writings
from the Philokalia on
Prayer of the Heart, London, 1951; Early Fathers
from the Philokalia,
London, 1954. For a modern
writer in the ‘Philokalic’ tradition, see T. Colliander, The Way of
the Ascetics, London, 1960.