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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.
See also: Religion
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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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Tzerpos, "From Liturgics to Environmental Education," in Liturgical Education--Conference Proceedings of the 11th Panhellenk Symposium on Liturgics (Athens: Department of Communication and Educational Service of the Church of Greece, 2010), 175.
Patrick Reardon presents the first of three volumes exploring redemption and salvation through the lens of Scripture, patristics, and liturgics, as well as through history, philosophy, language, literature, and psychology.
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. As my original paper was presented in dialogical format, much of what I highlighted in both the Anabaptist and Orthodox traditions to engage my fellow interlocutors has been retained; it is adjusted merely to introduce our examination of Marpeck's appeal to the Virgin Mary as the key to understanding the gravity of uniting oneself to the body and blood of Christ and the requisite transfiguration and petition for divine mercy that allows their worthy ingestion.
(1.) 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.
(2) About the "liturgical proper" (The liturgical proper is the fight way to practice a certain belief, a practice that is stamped by official liturgical offices and thus proper to be done.) and the liturgical colonization of our minds and bodies, please see Claudio Carvalhaes, '"Gimme de kneebone bent': Liturgics, dance, resistance and a hermeneutics of the knees", in Studies in World Christianity: The Edinburgh Review of Theology and Religion, Volume 14, Part 1, Edinburgh University Press, Spring 2008.
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.
This monograph is a brilliant continuation of the sophisticated Russian scholarship on church history, ritual, and liturgics that flourished at the beginning of the 20th century.