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The Genius of the Roman Rite - Historical, Theological and Pastoral Perspectives on Catholic Liturgy

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The Genius of the Roman Rite: Historical, Theological and Pastoral Perspectives on Catholic Liturgy
Uwe Michael Lang , Editor

This book is a collection essays from the proceedings of the 11th International CIEL (International Centre for Liturgical Studies) Colloquium held at Merton College, Oxford, September of 2006. CIEL is an academic school of liturgy founded in 1994 in Paris to instruct priests, seminarians, religious, and the laity in the riches of Catholic liturgical history and development of the liturgy.

This  collection of essays explores various aspects of the Roman liturgical tradition.

Introduction by Uwe Michael Lang

  • Chapter 1: Benedict XVI and the Liturgy by Eamon Duffy
  • Chapter 2: Rhetoric of Salvation: The Origins of Latin as the Language of the Roman Liturgy by Uwe Michael Lang
  • Chapter 3: Poetry in the Latin Liturgy by Gabriel Díaz Patri
  • Chapter 4: The Proprium Missae of the Roman Rite by László Dobszay
  • Chapter 5: Theological Foundations of the Liturgy by Nicola Bux
  • Chapter 6: Liturgies of the Military Religious Orders by Cristina Dondi
  • Chapter 7: The Calendar and Corpus Christi: An Historical and Theological Consideration of the Church’s Sacred Year by Lauren Pristas
  • Chapter 8: The “Mystical” Meaning of the Ceremonies of the Mass: Liturgical Exegesis in the Middle Ages by Claude Barthe    
  • Chapter 9: Sacrosanctum Concilium and the Organic Development of the Liturgy by Alcuin Reid
  • Chapter 10: Roman Liturgy and Popular Piety: The “Devotional Revolution” in Irish Catholicism by Sheridan Gilley
  • Chapter 11: The Liturgy and Theology by Laurence Paul Hemming

This collection is an essential resource for teachers and students of liturgical history and theology. It is also an interesting book for those who want to be informed about current debates in liturgical theology

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