A Living Tradition: On the Intersection of Liturgical by Christian McConnell ,David A. Pitt,Stefanos Alexopoulos

By Christian McConnell ,David A. Pitt,Stefanos Alexopoulos

Maxwell Johnson has made a number of contributions to our knowing of liturgical background and liturgical theology. This quantity honors his paintings by way of delivering a suite of significant essays via revered students that bridge the gap among scholarship and praxis, to be available and suitable to either pastoral ministers and educational theologians.

it truly is geared up in response to 3 different types: liturgical 12 months, Christian initiation, and Eucharist. inside of those different types, the members are specifically conscious of 3 very important elements of liturgical history:

    the position that vital figures in liturgical background performed as liturgical pastors
    how liturgical heritage has been utilized in shaping modern liturgical rites and prayers
    how liturgical historical past informs modern understandings and beliefs

eventually, the ebook can pay tribute to Johnson's contributions to the lifetime of the church through exploring ways in which the research of liturgical background can assist the church stay devoted to God and to the sacramental worldview that maintains to outline and represent vintage Christianity.

members include:

    Stefanos Alexopoulos
    Paul F. Bradshaw
    Michael Daniel Findikyan
    Ruth Langer
    Lizette Larson-Miller
    Christian McConnell
    Anne McGowan
    David A. Pitt
    Walter D. Ray
    Nicholas V. Russo
    Bryan D. Spinks
    Robert F. Taft, SJ
    Jeffrey A. Truscott
    Gabriele Winkler

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