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Voices from Our Past Enlivening Our Worship
How might Ambrose of Milan, Hildegard of Bingen, and Catherine of Siena inspire us to improve Sunday worship? What about Lawrence, John of Damascus, Thomas Cranmer, Johannes Kepler, Margaret Fell, and ...
Liturgy Distilled from Daily Life
Jill Y. Crainshaw
All of life is liturgy. People encounter God as they live, work, and play in human communities and as they work to sustain the health of communities and the ground on which communities are built. Litu ...
The Experience of Time in Jewish and Christian Liturgy
Common to both Judaism and Christianity is a heightened engagement with time within liturgical practice, in which collective religious memory and anticipation come together to create a unique sense of ...
Joseph F. Kelly
When was Christmas first celebrated? How did December 25 become the date for the feast? How did the Bible's "magi from the East" become three kings named Melchior, Caspar, and Balthasar who rode camel ...
Foreword by His Eminence, Cardinal Roger Mahony General Editor: Edward Foley
A Commentary on the Order of Mass of The Roman Missal gathers the insights of some of today’s foremost English-speaking liturgical scholars to aid in understanding this most recent edition of the Orde ...
Holy Week in the Third Edition ofThe Roman Missal
The principal liturgies of Holy Week underwent a series of revisions between 1951 and 2011. In this book, noted liturgist Paul Turner charts the rubrics and prayers of the current rites paragraph by p ...
Paul F. Bradshaw and Maxwell E. Johnson
The liturgical year is a relatively modern invention. The term itself only came into use in the late sixteenth century. In antiquity, Christians did not view the various festivals and fasts that they ...
Joseph F. Kelly
Many Christians struggle to balance the religious and secular elements of Christmas, but the history of the feast shows that this is nothing new. The religious Christmas has changed over the centuries ...
Liturgical Time and Space
Anscar J. Chupungco, OSB, Editor
The final volume in the Handbook for Liturgical Studies series, Volume V: Liturgical Time and Space contains the concluding material for an integral study of the liturgy. It opens with a preliminary n ...
Readings on the Liturgical Year
Maxwell E. Johnson, Editor
This anthology surveys the development and theology of the liturgical year in the order of its historical evolution: "From Sabbath to Sunday"; "From Passover to Pascha" (Lent, Holy Week, Easter, and P ...
Second, Emended Edition
Thomas J. Talley
In this definitive work, Thomas Talley draws on all the resources of historical scholarship to examine and unravel the complications brought to liturgical time by the blending of local traditions. L ...
The Liturgy and Time
A.G. Martimort; I. H. Dalmais, OP; P. Jounel
The history of liturgical celebration seen through the annual change of seasons and the Church's liturgical calendar.
Rupert Berger and Hans Hollerweger, Editors; Matthew J. O'Connell, Translator
The revised Roman Calendar emphasizes the unity of the Easter Triduum (Holy Thursday evening to Easter Sunday evening) and considers the Easter Vigil to be the center of the three-day commemoration. B ...
Its History and Its Meaning After the Reform of the Liturgy
The liturgical year emanates and derives its growth from the passion and resurrection of Christ. The present year enumerated in the Roman Calendar is the sum of the feasts that have found their set pl ...