euchology


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euchology

1. the study of Eastern Orthodox ritual.
2. (cap.) Euchologion.
See also: Eastern Orthodoxy
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He first presented his thinking in a March 2015 article in Worship, "Ecological Euchology" Euchology is a book of the Orthodox church containing eucharistic rites and other liturgical matters.
Recent publications include Sacrifice Unveiled: The True Meaning of Christian Sacrifice (2009); "Opfer," Reallexikon fur Antike und Christentum (2014); "Ecological Euchology," Worship (2015).
The <<secrets of God>> are especially present in the Hispanic euchology, in which divine transcendence is deeply stressed.
The intricacies of the rites of ordination and the respective roles exercised by the bishops and laity throughout the process illuminate a dynamic harmony of symbol and euchology revealing Orthodox eucharistic ecclesiology.
In my opinion, therefore, the unit of bread words/Didache 9.4/cup words provides the structural remains of an earlier tradition of eucharistic celebration still reflected in Sarapion's prayer and so demonstrates one of the ways in which the institution narrative developed in eucharistic euchology.(17)
Similar to the Commentary on the General Instruction of the Roman Missal (2007), this one comments on the euchology of the Ordo Missae.
In this thorough study of the prayer collection, based on a microfilm of Ms Lavra 149 rather than previous printed texts, Maxwell Johnson subjects the whole euchology to a full literary, liturgical, and theological analysis, and the result is a paradigm for this sort of liturgical research.
The Gospels testify to the burial of the body of Jesus in the span between his death on the cross and the proclamation of the Resurrection on the first day of the week, and it is this temporal span that the narrative of the descent occupies in theology and liturgy.(2) In the euchology and preaching of the early Church, the burial and the descent are part of the same narrative span.
2 Peter does not figure, on the other hand, perhaps explained by its brevity, its traditionally questioned authenticity, and (by coincidence) 'partakers of the divine nature' (2 Peter I: 4) is but rarely mentioned in Latin euchology, except in a Christmas collect subsequently adapted for use at the mixing of the water with the wine at the offertory.
It is the second part that is most pertinent to sacramental theology, for in it he "proposes a method for articulating a theology of the act of liturgy dealing with Word, symbol, euchology and the liturgical arts."(18) By examining these elements in concrete and specific examples, Irwin shows how the liturgical act itself generates an understanding of sacrament and of participation in it.
He brings this thesis to bear on the proclamation of word, the use of liturgical symbols, the prayer of euchology, and the full range of liturgical arts.