Through Their Own Eyes: Liturgy as the Byzantines Saw It
by Robert F. Taft, S.J.
InterOrthodox Press, 2006
(200 pages, $19.95, paperback)
reviewed by Mike Aquilina
Despite the civil unrest in the late 1950s, a young Jesuit priest serving a parish in Baghdad traveled the Iraqi countryside observing the liturgies of the Syriac-speaking villages and monasteries. And there Robert Taft, S.J., got hooked on liturgics. Since then, he’s written about three dozen books and several hundred articles on the ancient liturgies and the Fathers.
A longtime professor of liturgy and patristics at the Pontifical Oriental Institute in Rome, he is a Catholic priest of both the Latin and Byzantine . . .
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