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Worship in the Early Church

An Anthology of Historical Sources

Lawrence J. Johnson

Named a 2010 Outstanding Academic Title by Choice magazine! Worship in the Early Church is a four-volume collection of excerpts from early Christian writings illustrating the Church's liturgical practice in both East and West, from its Jewish beginnings through the end of the sixth century. This CD-ROM includes the content from each volume in one convenient PDF file.       Volume 1: First through Third Centuries       Volume 2: Fourth Century       Volume 3: Fifth Century       Volume 4: Sixth Century Worship in the Early Church features: English translations of a wide range of ancient sources Doctrinal and historical treatises, scriptural commentaries, sermons, letters, synodal legislation, early church orders, monastic rules, baptismal and funeral epigrams Bibliography of pertinent periodical and liturgical literature Bibliography referencing standard encyclopedias of religion and manuals of patrology Entries covering the past century and a half trace the development of scholarship on these early documents Book and CD-ROM formats useful for college/seminary classroom Ability to search and cite directly from convenient PDF file format This PDF version is supplied as part of a PRINT/CD-ROM package and is also available separately. Once the seal is broken, this CD-ROM may not be returned. Use of this CD-ROM is subject to certain restrictions and limitations under the license agreement contained within the CD. System Requirements: Adobe Reader 7.0 or higher version is required before accessing the source material on this CD-ROM. Lawrence J. Johnson is the former executive secretary of the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions and the former editor/director of The Pastoral Press. He has written several books on the liturgy and its music, including The Mystery of Faith: A Study of the Structural Elements of the Order of the Mass.

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Worship in the Early Church: Volume 1

An Anthology of Historical Sources

Lawrence J. Johnson

Named a 2010 Outstanding Academic Title by Choice magazine! Jewish prayers from table and synagogue; Subapostolic Era: the Didache, Clement of Rome, Ignatius of Antioch, Pastor Hermas; Second Century: Justin Martyr, Irenaeus of Lyons, Melito of Sardis; Third Century: Tertullian, Cyprian of Carthage, Hippolytus of Rome, the Didascalia of the Apostles, Origen, the Apostolic Church Order; and others. Lawrence J. Johnson is the former executive secretary of the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions and the former editor/director of The Pastoral Press. He has written several books on the liturgy and its music, including The Mystery of Faith: A Study of the Structural Elements of the Order of the Mass.

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Worship in the Early Church: Volume 3

An Anthology of Historical Sources

Lawrence J. Johnson

Named a 2010 Outstanding Academic Title by Choice magazine! Fifth Century, West: Augustine of Hippo, Arnobius the "Younger," Pope Innocent I, Peter Chrysologus, Pope Leo I, Maximus of Turin, Pope Gelasius, Faustus of Riez, Statuta ecclesiae antiqua; Fifth Century, East: Theodore of Mopsuestia, Theodoret of Cyr, Narsai of Nisibis, Testament of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Jerome, Cyril of Alexandria; and others. Lawrence J. Johnson is the former executive secretary of the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions and the former editor/director of The Pastoral Press. He has written several books on the liturgy and its music, including The Mystery of Faith: A Study of the Structural Elements of the Order of the Mass.

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Worship in the Early Church: Four Volume Set with CD

An Anthology of Historical Sources

Lawrence J. Johnson

Named a 2010 Outstanding Academic Title by Choice magazine! Worship in the Early Church is a four-volume collection of excerpts from early Christian writings illustrating the Church’s liturgical practice in both East and West, from its Jewish beginnings through the end of the sixth century. Source material includes doctrinal and historical treatises, scriptural commentaries, sermons, letters, synodal legislation, early church orders, monastic rules, baptismal and funeral epigrams. Each author or major selection is preceded by a short introduction containing such information as dates, country of origin, and various other background details. A bibliography of pertinent periodical and liturgical literature is given as well as a bibliography referencing standard encyclopedias of religion and manuals of patrology. Lawrence J. Johnson is the former executive secretary of the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions and the former editor/director of The Pastoral Press. He has written several books on the liturgy and its music, including The Mystery of Faith: A Study of the Structural Elements of the Order of the Mass.

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Worship in the Early Church: Volume 2

An Anthology of Historical Sources

Lawrence J. Johnson

Named a 2010 Outstanding Academic Title by Choice magazine! Fourth Century, West: Optatus of Milevis, Zeno of Verona, Ambrose of Milan, Pope Siricius, Hilary of Poitiers, Pacian of Barcelona, Synod of Elvira (ca. 300); Fourth Century, East: Lactantius, Basil the Great, Gregory of Nazianzus, Pseudo-Ignatius, Gregory of Nyssa, the Council of Nicaea (325), John Chrysostom, Apostolic Constitutions; and others. Lawrence J. Johnson is the former executive secretary of the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions and the former editor/director of The Pastoral Press. He has written several books on the liturgy and its music, including The Mystery of Faith: A Study of the Structural Elements of the Order of the Mass.

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Worship in the Early Church: Volume 4

An Anthology of Historical Sources

Lawrence J. Johnson

Named a 2010 Outstanding Academic Title by Choice magazine! Sixth Century, West: Fulgence of Ruspe, Pope Hormisdas, Rule of the Master, Benedict of Nursia, Pope Vigilius, Cassiodorus, the Liber pontificalis, Synod of Rome (595), Pope Gregory I, Caesarius of Arles, Gregory of Tours, Columbanus; Sixth Century, East: Theodore Lector, Dionysius the Pseudo-Areopagite, Evagrius Scholasticus, the Manchester Papyrus; and others. Lawrence J. Johnson is the former executive secretary of the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions and the former editor/director of The Pastoral Press. He has written several books on the liturgy and its music, including The Mystery of Faith: A Study of the Structural Elements of the Order of the Mass.

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