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n. (used with a sing. verb)
The study of liturgies. Also called liturgiology.


(Ecclesiastical Terms) (functioning as singular) the study of liturgies. Also called: liturgiology


(lɪˈtɜr dʒɪks)

(used with a sing. v.) the science or art of conducting public worship.


the study of public church ritual. — liturgist, n.
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Noun1.liturgics - the study of liturgies
theology, divinity - the rational and systematic study of religion and its influences and of the nature of religious truth
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Smith has embarked on a three-volume study of what he calls "cultural liturgics," and this second book in the series follows his earlier Desiring the Kingdom.
congregations ministering within dynamically changing contexts will help us at last to break the lock that--because of the legacy of Christendom--homiletics, liturgics, Christian education, and pastoral care have had on the imagination of leadership formation.
1556) especially, Mary as Theotokos likewise served a paradigmatic role that stimulated personal transfiguration in preparation for receiving the Eucharistic Gifts similar to its portrayal in Orthodox liturgics.
George R Muenich, "The Victory of Restorationism: The Common Service, 1888 1958," chapter in a manuscript textbook in liturgics, ed.
He was professor of homiletics and liturgics and served as dean of the chapel at Concordia Seminary, St.
First to be mentioned is liturgics concerts in churches which are also situated in the area of festivities and nearby.
Based on a mastery of the manuscript and archaeological evidence and the vast secondary literature, it begins with an introduction that lays out the method and rationale of the book and defines precisely "what the reader is presumed to know" (5-8): that is, this is not the textbook for Liturgics 101; the reader needs to be prepared on the organization of the liturgical year, the basic structure of the Mass and offices, and the major genres of liturgical books.
A sampling of the articles in this volume includes a history and discussion of religious journals; the history of the concept of the Kingdom of God; and an article on language that includes sub-topics on linguistics and religious studies, philosophy, ethics, missiology, and liturgics, among others.
The conference will feature testimonials by individual witnesses; exhibits, talks and discussion groups on a variety of subjects, including icons, liturgics and music; and a visit to Dormition of the Mother of God Monastery in Rives Junction, near Jackson, Mich.
The presence of reconciliation language in doctrine, theology and liturgics means that these are resources which can be tapped by the churches to foster processes of reconciliation in the society.
In all areas of practical theology--ecclesiology, homiletics, liturgics, pastoral counseling, religious education--one question to be asked and reflected on is what the relevant practice of the church means in terms of gender relations.
It will interest students and researchers of chant traditions, Egyptian music, Middle Eastern musics both devotional and more secular, and liturgics.