Pocket Dictionary of Liturgy & Worship

Pocket Dictionary of Liturgy & Worship

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Today there is a rising tide of interest in worship and a renewed study of the church's heritage of liturgy. But as students quickly learn, there are numerous terms, texts and traditions for which regular dictionaries and even theological dictionaries are no help. The Pocket Dictionary of Liturgy and Worship is a quick-reference guide for students engaged in readings and lectures as well as for leaders of worship and liturgy who want to renew, check or expand their knowledge. The range of topics includes practices, such as altar call and benediction rites, such as baptism and Eucharist symbols, such as incense and dove texts, such as Apostolic Constitutions and Book of Common Prayer gestures, such as kneeling and sign of the cross vestments, such as alb and robe musical terms, such as a cappella and Agnus Dei observances, such as All Saints' Day and Easter architectural features, such as apse and sacristy Start learning about liturgy today!(The Jewish religious year begins in the spring.) In the WC the liturgical year begins on the first *Sunday of *Advent, the date of which is determined by the Feast of St. *Andrew. Paul takes no aversion to Jewish *holy days (1 Cor 16:8; cf.

Title:Pocket Dictionary of Liturgy & Worship
Author:Brett Scott Provance
Publisher:InterVarsity Press - 2010-03-17


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