The practice of Exorcism in the Orthodox Church - liturgical, canonical and pastoral aspects
„The practice of exorcism in the Orthodox Church” is an innovative book for Orthodox theology. Father Nichifor Horia offers us a unitary perception of the exorcism services and their use in Church practice. To accomplish this goal, the author has researched the manuscripts of ancient Romanian Molitfelnic and Evhologhion belonging to the Athonite monasteries, but also documents of great historical value from the British Library or the National Library in Paris, revealing to the reader various linguistic and theological subtleties of liturgical texts. „The practice of exorcism in the Orthodox Church” also has an interdisciplinary character, being approached the results of scientific research in the field of psychiatry in order to distinguish between mental illness and demonic work. The book is also a pastoral guide with practical applicability for priests in parishes and monasteries,...
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