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By Christian McConnell ,David A. Pitt,Stefanos Alexopoulos

Maxwell Johnson has made a number of contributions to our figuring out of liturgical historical past and liturgical theology. This quantity honors his paintings by way of delivering a suite of vital essays by means of revered students that bridge the gap among scholarship and praxis, to be available and suitable to either pastoral ministers and educational theologians.

it really is equipped in keeping with 3 different types: liturgical 12 months, Christian initiation, and Eucharist. inside of those different types, the individuals are particularly aware of 3 vital facets of liturgical history:

    the function that vital figures in liturgical background performed as liturgical pastors
    how liturgical historical past has been utilized in shaping modern liturgical rites and prayers
    how liturgical historical past informs modern understandings and beliefs

eventually, the booklet can pay tribute to Johnson's contributions to the lifetime of the church via exploring ways in which the examine of liturgical background may also help the church stay trustworthy to God and to the sacramental worldview that keeps to outline and symbolize vintage Christianity.

participants include:

    Stefanos Alexopoulos
    Paul F. Bradshaw
    Michael Daniel Findikyan
    Ruth Langer
    Lizette Larson-Miller
    Christian McConnell
    Anne McGowan
    David A. Pitt
    Walter D. Ray
    Nicholas V. Russo
    Bryan D. Spinks
    Robert F. Taft, SJ
    Jeffrey A. Truscott
    Gabriele Winkler

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