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  • Eucharist Shaping and Hebert’s Liturgy and Society

    Church, Mission and Personhood

    By Andrew Bishop

    The contemporary Church of England is wrestling with issues around the relationship between its worship and mission and relating both to wider society. Much of this hinges on an understanding of the nature of the Church. Gabriel Hebert’s seminal book Liturgy and Society (1935) took as its subtitle,…

    Hardback – 2016-04-11 
    Routledge
    Liturgy, Worship and Society Series

  • Late Medieval Liturgies Enacted

    The Experience of Worship in Cathedral and Parish Church

    By Sally Harper, P.S. Barnwell

    This book critically explores ways in which our understanding of late medieval liturgy can be enhanced through present-day enactment. It is a direct outcome of a practice-led research project, led by Professor John Harper and undertaken at Bangor University between 2010 and 2013 in partnership with…

    Hardback – 2016-01-15
    Routledge
    Music and Material Culture

  • Creating Church Online

    Ritual, Community, and New Media

    By Tim Hutchings

    ‘Online churches’ are Internet-based Christian communities, pursuing worship, discussion, friendship, support, proselytization, and other key religious goals through computer-mediated communication. The first examples appeared in the mid-1980s, but this genre of online activity has been…

    Hardback – 2016-01-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion, Media and Culture

  • Understanding Medieval Liturgy

    Essays in Interpretation

    By Helen Gittos

    Edited by Sarah Hamilton

    This book provides an introduction to current work and new directions in the study of medieval liturgy. It focuses primarily on so-called occasional rituals such as burial, church consecration, exorcism and excommunication rather than on the Mass and Office. Recent research on such rites…

    Hardback – 2015-12-28
    Routledge

  • Holy Images (Routledge Revivals)

    An Inquiry into Idolatry and Image-Worship in Ancient Paganism and in Christianity

    By Edwyn Bevan

    First published in 1940, this title presents four of the Gifford Lectures in natural theology given by Edwyn Bevan in 1933: ‘An Inquiry into Idolatry and Image-Worship in Ancient Paganism and Christianity’. Reference is made throughout all four lectures not only to the conventional disputes in…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Use of Hereford

    The Sources of a Medieval English Diocesan Rite

    By William Smith

    The Use of Hereford, a local variation of the Roman rite, was one of the diocesan liturgies of medieval England before their abolition and replacement by the Book of Common Prayer in 1549. Unlike the widespread Use of Sarum, the Use of Hereford was confined principally to its diocese, which helped…

    Hardback – 2015-09-28
    Routledge

  • English Cathedral Music and Liturgy in the Twentieth Century

    By Martin Thomas

    This book examines the stylistic development of English cathedral music during a period of liturgical upheaval, looking at the attitudes of cathedral clergy, liturgists, composers, leading church music figures and organisations to music and liturgy. Arguments that were advanced for retaining an…

    Hardback – 2015-05-28
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to the Practice of Christian Theology

    By Mike Higton, Jim Fodor

    This Companion introduces readers to the practice of Christian theology, covering what theologians do, why they do it, and what steps readers can take in order to become theological practitioners themselves. The volume aims to capture the variety of practices involved in doing theology,…

    Hardback – 2015-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion Companions

  • Symbolism and Belief (Routledge Revivals)

    Gifford Lectures

    By Edwyn Bevan

    First published in 1938, this title presents the greater part of the 1933 Gifford Lectures in natural theology, given by Edwyn Bevan. The questions raised regarding the element of symbolism in religious conceptions takes the reader to the very heart of the religious problem, and addresses some of…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Evangelicals, Worship and Participation

    Taking a Twenty-First Century Reading

    By Alan Rathe

    In discussions of worship, the term ‘participation’ covers a lot of ground. It refers not only to concrete acts in gathered liturgy, but also to some of the loftiest claims of Christian theology. In this book, Alan Rathe probes the ways in which North American evangelicals have in recent years…

    Hardback – 2014-10-28
    Routledge
    Liturgy, Worship and Society Series

  • Richard Baxter's Reformed Liturgy

    A Puritan Alternative to the Book of Common Prayer

    By Glen J. Segger

    The English Civil War and its aftermath was a time of human devastation, political uncertainty and religious instability. Amid the turmoil of those times, however, the Church of England also saw intense liturgical inventiveness. The Directory for Public Worship, Jeremy Taylor's Communion Office,…

    Hardback – 2014-06-28
    Routledge
    Liturgy, Worship and Society Series

  • Praying to a French God

    The Theology of Jean-Yves Lacoste

    By Kenneth Jason Wardley

    As a phenomenologist Lacoste is concerned with investigating the human aptitude for experience; as a theologian Lacoste is interested in humanity’s potential for a relationship with the divine, what he terms the ‘liturgical relationship’. Beginning from the proposition that prayer is a theme…

    Hardback – 2014-04-28
    Routledge
    Intensities: Contemporary Continental Philosophy of Religion

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