Between Memory and Hope: Readings on the Liturgical Year (Google eBook)

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Maxwell E. Johnson, John Francis Baldovin
Liturgical Press, 2000 - Religion - 454 pages
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This anthology surveys the development and theology of the liturgical year in the order of its historical evolution: "From Sabbath to Sunday"; "From Passover to Pascha" (Lent, Holy Week, Easter, and Pentecost); and "From Pascha to Parousia" (Epiphany, Christmas, and Advent). In addition, introductory essays on the meaning of the liturgical year and a short concluding section on the sanctoral cycle ("From Parousia to Persons") are also provided. While written as a companion to standard works in the field, beginning with graduate students in liturgy and seminarians, this book is intended for all?pastors, liturgists, catechists, religious educators?who seek to live according to the Church's theology of time as it is reflected in its calendar of feasts and seasons. Through feast and fast, through festival and preparation, the liturgical year celebrates the presence of the already crucified and risen Christ among us today. Between Memory and Hope shows that to live between past and future, between memory and hope, is to remember Christ's passion as we encounter his presence among us now and as we await his coming again in glory. Articles and their contributors are "The Liturgical Year: Studies, Prospects, Reflections," by Robert F. Taft, S.J.; "Liturgical Time in the Ancient Church: The State of Research," by Thomas J. Talley; "Day of the Lord: Day of Mystery," by H. Boone Porter; "Sunday: The Heart of the Liturgical Year," by Mark Searle; "The Frequency of the Celebration of the Eucharist Throughout History," by Robert F. Taft, S.J.; "History and Eschatology in the Primitive Pascha," by Thomas J. Talley; "The Origins of Easter," by Paul F. Bradshaw; "The Three Days and the Forty Days," by Patrick Regan, O.S.B.; "The Veneration of the Cross," by Patrick Regan, O.S.B.; "Holy Week in the Byzantine Tradition," by Robert F. Taft, S.J.; "The Origin of Lent at Alexandria," by Thomas J. Talley; "Preparation for Pascha? Lent in Christian Antiquity," by Maxwell E. Johnson; "The Fifty Days and the Fiftieth Day," by Patrick Regan, O.S.B.; "Making the Most of Trinity Sunday," by Catherine Mowry LaCugna; "Constantine and Christmas," by Thomas J. Talley; "The Origins of Christmas: The State of the Question," by Susan K. Roll; "The Appearance of the Light at the Baptism of Jesus and the Origins of the Feast of Epiphany," by Gabriele Winkler; "The Origins and Evolution of Advent," by Martin J. Connell; "On Feasting the Saints," by John F. Baldovin, S.J.; "The Marian Liturgical Tradition," by Kilian McDonnell, O.S.B.; "Forgetting and Remembering the Saints," by James F. White; "The One Mediator, the Saints, and Mary: A Lutheran Reflection," by Maxwell E. Johnson; and "The Liturgical Year: Calendar for a Just Community," by John F. Baldovin, S.J.?. . . a helpful, challenging, and worthwhile book. There is something for just about everyone . . .? Liturgy Network"The present collection of essays on liturgical time represents the best writings of current liturgiologists on the topic. . . . [A] must as a companion to Thomas Talley's The Origins of the Liturgical Year or Adolf Adam's The Liturgical Year." Michael S. Driscoll University of Notre Dame[alternate paragraph four with list of contributors only]Contributors are Robert F. Taft, S.J., Thomas J. Talley, H. Boone Porter, Mark Searle, Paul F. Bradshaw, Patrick Regan, O.S.B., Maxwell E. Johnson, Catherine Mowry LaCugna, Susan K. Roll, Gabriele Winkler, Martin J. Connell, John F. Baldovin, S.J., Kilian McDonnell, O.S.B., and James F. White.
  

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Contents

Robert F Taft s
3
Thomas J Talley
25
H Boonc Porter
49
Robert F Taft s
77
Thomas J Talley
99
Patrick Regan O S
125
Veneration of the Cross
143
Thomas Talley
183
Catherine Moivry LaCugna
247
ThomasJ Talley
265
Gabride Winkler
291
Martin Council
349
John F Baldovin s
375
James F White
401
Maxwell E Johnson
415
John F Baldovin s
429

Maxwell E Johnson
207
Patrick Regan O S
223
Acknowledgments
445
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Maxwell E. Johnson is professor of liturgy at the University of Notre Dame, USA, and a pastor in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. His numerous publications are on the origins and development of early Christian liturgy as well as on current ecumenical theological questions, especially among Roman Catholics, Anglicans, and Lutherans. He is the author and/or editor of over fifteen books and seventy essays and articles in books and journals. He is also a member of the North American Academy of Liturgy, "Societas Liturgica", and the Society of Oriental Liturgy.

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