With this volume, Ross presents a thoughtful and dynamic invitation to reexamine and reenvision the dominant methodologies as well as the historical and hermeneutical preconceptions of contemporary mainline liturgical
As Agamben puts it, in the liturgical
ritual, the link between the officium and the effectus should be envisaged consistent with the pattern potential-act.
The essays in Part 1 treat a variety of historical moments of liturgical
Speaking July 30 at the annual convention of the National Association of Pastoral Musicians in Washington, Baldovin outlined moments of liturgical
reform that preceded the changes debated today.
Even more disturbing is Vatican spokesman and spin doctor Father Federico Lombardi's sarcastic and arrogant jab at good practicing Catholics in his statement that the Pope's move was a "very beautiful and simple gesture of a father who desired to embrace those who were on the fringes of society; those who were not refined experts of liturgical
I argue in this essay that a theological mode rooted in liturgical
performance--that is, a mode that "reads" the symbolic, embodied language of liturgical
performance, and that seeks to grasp and communicate its complex extra-verbal content--has much to offer interreligious theological ventures.
From Pastor #1 it is clear to me that the liturgical
year, in which Pentecost is a plural title (Pentecostes) referring already, by definition, to a "season" of fifty days of paschal rejoicing (i.
In this volume, Gunilla Iversen and Nicolas Bell offer their readers a selection of medieval liturgical
'functional poetry', along with commentaries and glosses on poetic genres which fall into the liturgical
and didactic spheres within 'monastic' and 'prescholastic' culture respectively.
From the beginning of the book, the author posits that N-Town may have been a closet drama, a liturgical
, or devotional aid for reading, but ignores the fact that the manuscript has unmistakable prompt notes for production in the margins.
Roman Catholic priest Edward Foley's updated From Age to Age: How Christians Have Celebrated the Eucharist (Liturgical
Press, 2008) gets high marks for leading the reader from the earliest celebrations of the Lord's Supper through the Middle Ages and Reformation to the liturgical
reforms of the 20th century that began at the Catholic Second Vatican Council, but were soon taken up by the reformed churches as well.
One of the great joys that I have experienced in my life of faith has been the ability to join with Roman Catholics and Christians of several differing traditions in occasions of worship, including ecumenical events, and to already know the words of many of the prayers and other liturgical
But all are inspired by liturgical
dance's power to affect people--both those who watch it and those who do it--in ways that prayer as a purely mental (or vocal) activity cannot.
calendar is a core element of worship, ritual, remembrance and celebration for the Christian community.
The Mystery We Celebrate, The Song We Sing: A Theology of Liturgical
Music" is a study of liturgical
music and the relationship of the two through the ages.
Gibson's work involved monitoring liturgical
revision and developments; he also functioned as secretary to the International Anglican Liturgical