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Liturgical Foundations of Christian Spirituality
Bob Hurd, Foreword by Michael Downey
Spirituality is a motion, a responsive movement of heart, mind, and spirit to the life of God moving within us. Starting from his Roman Catholic roots but working ecumenically, Bob Hurd explores this ...
Early and Reformed Fourth Edition
R. C. D. Jasper and G. J. Cuming
This classic work, previously edited by Ronald Jasper and Geoffrey Cuming, has been a staple source in teaching liturgy to generations of students in colleges, seminaries, and universities. It has now ...
Sin and Sanctity in the Church
Brian P. Flanagan
In Stumbling in Holiness, professor and theologian Brian P. Flanagan addresses the ways in which both holiness and sinfulness condition the life of the pilgrim church. The book is rooted in a liturgic ...
A Method for Liturgical Theology, Revised Edition
Kevin W. Irwin
One of the most influential works in the debate over the concept and definitions of liturgical theology, Context and Text by Monsignor Kevin W. Irwin is now available in a completely rewritten, new ed ...
The English Language and the Catholic Mass
Gerald O'Collins, SJ, and John Wilkins
In this book, Gerald O'Collins, SJ, takes a systematic look at the 2010 English translation of the Roman Missal and the ways it fails to achieve what the Second Vatican Council mandated: the full part ...
Albert Gerhards and Benedikt Kranemann, translated by Linda M. Maloney
Worship is at the heart of the Christian faith. This applies equally to all denominations. For that reason, it is all the more important that the ordering of worship and its place in the life of the c ...
Graham R. Hughes, edited and introduced by Steffen Lösel, foreword by Gordon Lathrop
In Reformed Sacramentality, the late Graham Hughes discusses the role of physicality in worship. He contends that to counter the Reformed tradition's vulnerability to a cultural colonization by secula ...
A Conversation about Grace, Virtue, and the Eucharist
David Farina Turnbloom; Foreword by Bruce T. Morrill
According to Thomas Aquinas, the Eucharist is meant to build up the unity of the church. This desired ecclesial unity is, however, not often given adequate treatment. In Speaking with Aquinas, David F ...
Methodologies and Materials in the Writing of Liturgical History Today
Edited by Teresa Berger and Bryan D. Spinks
This book calls attention to the importance of scholarly reflection on the writing of liturgical history. The essays not only probe the impact of important shifts in historiography but also present ne ...
Annotated Translation of the Odes, Litanies, and Encomia
"Saint Gregory of Narek, a monk of the tenth century, knew how to express the sentiments of your people more than anyone. He gave voice to the cry, which became a prayer of a sinful and sorrowful huma ...
Why People Care So Much about the Catholic Liturgy
When changes happen to the Catholic Mass, opinions are strong and diverse. Everyone feels in some way that the Mass is theirs. It is. Or is it? Whose Mass is it? And what should people do to claim it? ...
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 ...
Catholic Ecclesiology for the Third Millennium
Edited by Richard R. Gaillardetz and Edward P. Hahnenberg
Catholic ecclesiology stands at the threshold of a new moment in the reception of the Second Vatican Council. The election of Pope Francis—coinciding with the fiftieth anniversary of the council—has i ...
The Interrelationship of Sunday Eucharist and Everyday Worship Practices
Everyday worship practices—from praying the rosary to moments of recognizing the beauty of God's creation, from being moved by the power of music to praying Vespers on an iPad—not only take place at d ...
Conversations with Nathan D. Mitchell's "Amen Corners" 1991-2012
Edited by Maxwell E. Johnson, Timothy O'Malley, and Demetrio S. YocumForeword by Mary Catherine Hilkert, OP
From 1991 to 2012, Nathan D. Mitchell was the author of the "Amen Corner" that appeared at the end of each issue of Worship. Readers of Worship grew accustomed to Nathan's columns as invitations to re ...