The next decade saw a back-and-forth between bishops' conferences, liturgists
and pastors, a few ordinary Catholics and the Vatican over the translations of the Roman Missal, the collection of Mass prayers.
Among specific topics are key themes in the study of medieval liturgy, in pursuit of participation--liturgy and liturgists
in early modern and post-Enlightenment Catholicism, the vision of the constitution on the liturgy, the liturgy and sacred language, and the history of the uses antiquior and its importance after the Second Vatican Council.
CBCP president and Lingayen Archbishop Socrates Villegas also conveyed profound gratitude to the liturgists
for the papal visit headed by Fr.
On the contrary, the changes are palliatives to the specialist minds of theologians, liturgists
, and church historians.
Quivik integrates well the current reflections of preachers and liturgists
who are referenced in the 'Tor Further Reading' section which concludes this useful book.
An intriguing and carefully documented investigation, this study will be of interest to historians of art, literature, and the crusades, as well as theologians and liturgists
Among the topics are becoming a Vatican II diocese, liturgists
and their social movements, and the rite of Christian initiation of adults.
Rome -- Father John Zuhlsdorf writes as follows: "For many years priests and people were incorrectly told by liturgists
and chancery officials that it was forbidden to hear Confessions on Good Friday.
Alas, Madsen can't come up with any instances of really recent first-rate liturgical language--even though she's broad-minded enough to admit such un-and ex-believers as Blake, Dickinson, Ruskin, George Eliot, Hardy, and Yeats into the choir of "post-Reformation" liturgists
Moreover this book brings together some of the best known liturgists
engaged in the ecumenical movement during the last 20 years.
While liberal Catholics will often agree with Greeley's overall assessment of the radical and positive nature of Vatican II, much of the essay suffers from aesthetic romanticism, hints of Greeley's own conservatism in his attacks on liberals and liturgists
, and substitution of the author's own convictions for historical evidence.
This book will be of interest to historians, liturgists
and architects alike.