altIgAn Ecofeminist Perspective on Ash Wednesday and Lent develops a conversation between classical historical Lenten practices and contemporary Christian ecofeminism. Building on David Tracy's definition of a religious classic, it includes a historical examination of the development of Lent and the Ash Wednesday rites beginning from wellsprings in the early church traditions of penance, catechumenal preparation, and asceticism through medieval and reformation expressions of the rite to their twentieth-century Episcopal iteration in the 1979 Book of Common Prayer. In the discussion of ecofeminism, women's death experiences and current ecofeminist writings are used to develop an ecofeminist hermeneutic of mortality.Being the Liturgy from the Book of Common Prayer According to the Use of the Church in the United States of America. ... New York: New York Bible and Common Prayer Book Society, 1892. ... of the Sources and Revisions of the Book of Common Prayer, with an introduction and an appendix by Frank E. Brightman.
|Title||:||An Ecofeminist Perspective on Ash Wednesday and Lent|
|Author||:||Sylvia A. Sweeney|
|Publisher||:||Peter Lang - 2010|