This study examines Orthodox liturgical reform after Vatican II through the lens of Catholic-Orthodox ecumenical dialogue. Examining the initial pillars of liturgical reform, the study presents the history of movements for liturgical reform through four models.
Lutheran Liturgical Theology in Ecumenical Conversation
Explores the dynamics of ecclesial and liturgical theology, examining the body of Christ in action. This book provides an historical and doctrinal thinking on a diversity of liturgical subjects under the umbrella of Lutheran liturgical theology and in ecumenical conversation.
Re-Sourcing a Theme in Twentieth-Century Catholic Theology
Examining the contributions of Rene Latourelle, Avery Dulles, Salvatore Marsilli, and Gustave Martelet, this title offers an account of why a Trinitarian and Christological construal of liturgy and sacraments as revelation is key to the vision that informed Vatican II and offers constructive theological and ecclesial possibilities for the future.
S. Anita Stauffer's original work for altar guilds has been a fixture in churches everywhere since the 1970s. This fourth, revised edition of her classic reflects recent developments in liturgical practice and gives attention to theEvangelical Lutheran Worshipfamily of resources.
Practical help, encouragement, preparation exercises, and spiritual wisdom for those who serve as readers in worship. Hoyer provides valuable insight into both the why and the how of excellent reading. Includes pronunciation guide for the lectionary readings.
For twenty years now the Revised Common Lectionary (RCL) has been doing its work among us. . . . It has had to win its way simply by its own excellence and by the appeal of the idea of reading the scriptures on Sundays and feast days in concert with other Christians in churches across the world as a sign of our unity in Jesus Christ." from the ......
Designed as a general introduction to Christian liturgy, this book explores the meaning, history, and practice of worship in Eastern and Western, Catholic and Protestant traditions. Its chapters cover the theology of worship, the historical development of Eucharist and the Prayer Offices, the lectionary and customs of the church year, other ......
Distinguished liturgical historian and theologian Frank Senn here ventures behind the liturgical screen, behind the texts, and behind the rubrics to reconstruct the everyday religious expression in Christian history. Senn's magisterial Christian Liturgy: Catholic and Evangelical (1997) has been widely hailed not only for its comprehensive ......
Holy Ground illumines how the central symbols and interactions of Christian liturgy yield a new understanding and experience of the world and contribute to a refreshed sense of ecological ethicsa Christian sense of the holiness of the earth itself.