The Holy Gospel
The Holy Gospel book contains the full text of the four Gospels, marked according to liturgical use in the Orthodox Church. It uses the Eastern/Greek Orthodox Bible (EOB), a formal Modern English translation from the Patriarchal Text of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, the official Greek translation of the Orthodox Church. Designed for both private reading and liturgical use, The Holy Gospel contains an extensive, Pan-Orthodox calendar of liturgical readings; detailed instructions for use; a complete table of moveable dates through the year 2100; translation notes and footnotes; and more. Four ribbon bookmarks make use easy.
Attention to design was very important to this project. The Gospel Book features beautiful black-and-red printing and gorgeous full-page iconography and ornamentation. Complete with a handsome foil-stamped, cloth-bound hardcover, it is a dignified and holy book worthy of the words of Christ contained within.
A perfect companion to The Holy Apostle, no home prayer library is complete without The Holy Gospel. It would likewise find a perfect place in a clergy home visit kit, travel altar, or church confessional. Makes a perfect gift for graduates and any occasion.
- Dimensions: 5 x 7.5 inches (similar to popular pocket-size prayer books)
- Cover: Hardcover, cloth bound, with gold foil stamp design on front and back
- Pages: 418 archival paper pages, two-color printing, 4 ribbon bookmarks
- Language: English (EOB Bible Translation)
- Published by Saint Ignatius Orthodox Press
The amount of love and care that has been put into the production of this volume is overwhelming. I think this could be the most beautiful book I've ever seen. I'm excited to use it in my devotions! Thanks for a truly exceptional book
This Gospel book is a work of art. The design choices, layout, construction, and quality of materials is amazing, for the cost. The form encourages a reader to encounter the text as a narrative rather than as a list of verses. The guides for use through the calendar year are skillful, unobtrusive, and helpful, for those who wish to refer to them.
Would make a great gift.
I love this book. It’s a perfect addition to my prayer-corner, and I actually use it for scripture study. The quality of the printing is wonderful, and it’s filled with traditional icons. I love this book so much that I’ve given it as gifts to people. Highly recommended.
The quality and care put into crafting The Gospels book has to be seen to be believed. The look inside and out is artful, with few but wonderful illustrations. The text is formatted to read with great ease, and the feel from cover to page causes me read with great care. The finest book in my collection for quality and of course, above all, content.
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