The Eucharist is the crowning achievement of the well-known liturgical scholar, Alexander Schmemann. It reflects his entire life experience and thoughts on the Divine Liturgy, the Church's central act of self-realization.
About the Author: Alexander Schmemann (+1983) was a prolific writer, brilliant lecturer, and dedicated pastor. Former dean and professor of liturgical theology at St Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary, his insight into contemporary culture and liturgical celebration left an indelible mark on the Christian community worldwide.
A rich, passionate, and candid summary of the worship experience lived through the lifetime in baptismal intimacy with the Holy Table in the midst of the Church before the throne of God. In Alexander Schmemann, Orthodoxy gave to the Christian world a mystagogue who ranks with Germanos of Constantinople, Nicholas Cabasilas, Cyril of Jerusalem, John Chrysostom, and Ambrose of Milan.