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Toward a More Sacramental Encounter
Jeana Visel, OSB
Within the Eastern tradition of Christianity, the eikon, or religious image, has long held a place of honor. In the greater part of Western Christianity, however, discomfort with images in worship, bo ...
A Primer for Catholics
Nicholas E. Denysenko
What is chrismation? Nicholas Denysenko breaks open chrismation as sacrament of belonging by exploring its history and liturgical theology. This study offers a sacramental theology of chrismation by e ...
Essays by Cipriano Vagaggini
Edited by Phyllis Zagano
The question of restoring women to the ordained diaconate surfaced during the Second Vatican Council and continued to resound in academic and pastoral circles well after Pope Paul VI restored the diac ...
Essays in Liturgical and Theological Analysis
Edited by Maxwell E. Johnson
This collection provides several "state of the question" essays on current research in a variety of Eucharistic prayers in the Churches of East and West, including attention to other issues of Euchari ...
Edited by Teresa Berger and Bryan D. Spinks
The Spirit in Worship—Worship in the Spirit represents an essential contribution, from the field of liturgical studies, to the vibrant retrieval of the doctrine of the Holy Spirit in contemporary theo ...
The Hidden Christ of Thomas Merton
While numerous studies have celebrated Thomas Merton's witness as an interfaith pioneer, poet, and peacemaker, there have been few systematic treatments of his Christology as such, and no sustained ex ...
Coptic Art and Monuments Through Two Millennia
Massimo Capuani; Otto F. A. Meinardus and Marie-Hélène Rutschowscaya, Contributors; Introduction by Gawdat Gabra
Through haunting landscapes of the Nile Valley, oases and deserts, purely designed buildings, sumptuous paintings, beautiful illuminations, and exquisite fabrics, Christian Egypt transports the reader ...
John Zizioulas, Elizabeth Johnson, and the Retrieval of the Symbol of the Triune God
Patricia A. Fox, RSM
God as Communion explores ancient and new meanings of the symbol of God as Trinity and brings the Christian traditions of West and East into dialogue. Through an exploration of the works of two contem ...
Paul F. Bradshaw, Editor
A companion to Prayers of the Eucharist: Early and Reformed The Churches of the East possess a sometimes bewildering array of Eucharistic prayers. Essays on Early Eastern Eucharistic Prayer offers a ...
The Patristic Period
Angelo Di Berardino and Basil Studer, O.S.B., Editors; Matthew J. O'Connell, Translator
In this, the first of a multiple-volume series, Father Studer offers a detailed study of how theology "was done" in the socio-cultural scene of the Christian community in the Constantinian and Theodos ...
Mahmoud Zibawi; Preface by Olivier Clément; Translated by Madeleine M. Beaumont; English Text Edited by Nancy McDarby
The stunning pre-quel to Zibawi's The Icon Mahmoud Zibawi's stunning book takes the reader on a journey to spiritual galaxies that have been too long neglected, although they are Christian universes a ...
A Short History
Robert Taft, SJ
Much has been written regarding the western liturgy; the same cannot be said of the Byzantine liturgy. Father Taft contributes to a remedy of that shortfall through this work. In it he traces the orig ...
An Introduction to Their Worship and Spirituality
Joan L. Roccasalvo, CSJ
In recent years a new interest in the Eastern Churches has emerged in the Western Churches both Catholic and Protestant. The reader of this work will find answers to such fundamental questions as "Who ...
Their History and Theology
Leo D. Davis, SJ
This unique workno other work yet available in English treats this subjectillustrates the contribution of these Councils in the development and formulation of Christian beliefs. It then shows how th ...