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Eileen D. Crowley
Ours is a culture steeped in media and technology, a fact that fascinates some and frightens others. Because media permeates every aspect of our lives, church leaders would do well to discern when and ...
Research in Liturgical Practice
Mary E. McGann, RSCJ
Exploring Music as Worship and Theology addresses a central challenge to liturgical scholars and pastoral leadershow to understand the diverse, culturally shaped worship patterns that exist in our mu ...
A Matter of Justice
Janet R. Walton
Feminist liturgy began in the midst of a broad human quest for justice in the late twentieth century. The Civil Rights Movement and the Anti-Vietnam War movement added momentum for women's struggle fo ...
Joyce Ann Zimmerman, CPPS
By its very nature, hermeneuticsthe art or science of interpretingis interdisciplinary. It is equally important for scholars of literature, philosophy, biblical texts, and theology. In spite of the ...
State of the Question
Patricia A. Parachini, SNJM
Lay preachingpreaching rendered by a baptized Christian who has not been ordained a deacon, priest, or bishophas been a growing issue of concern since the mid-1980s. Along with this concern, a new e ...
Nathan D. Mitchell
In his letter to liturgists meeting in Mainz, Germany, in 1964, theologian Romano Guardini asked: "Is ritual a forgotten way of doing things?" That question challenged Catholics to reevaluate the root ...
Hymnody and Justice
Justice has been an urgent concern of twentieth-century hymn writers, but are they the first to place such an emphasis on it? In Let Justice Sing, Paul Westermeyer offers an answer with the hope that ...
The Bible, Ecology, and Worship
Dianne Bergant, CSA
The first verse of Psalm 24 declares that "the earth is the Lord's" because it was God who "founded it on the seas and established it over the waters." In The Earth Is the Lord's Dianne Bergant explai ...
Keeping It Metaphoric, Making It Inclusive
"Liturgical language" denotes those words used by Christians in their communal praise and prayer. Liturgical language is often metaphoric, as metaphors help us explain the unexplainable they help the ...
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 ...