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HISTORY AND INTRODUCTION

LITURGY IN MIGRATION
From the Upper Room to Cyberspace
Edited by Teresa Berger
Offers the contributions of scholars who took part in the Yale Institute of Sacred Music's 2011 international liturgy conference.
Presenters explored the nature of liturgical migrations and flows, their patterns, directions, and characteristics. 
"Offers solid scholarship ... One finds chapters on diverse Western Christian traditions and Eastern ones, and the overall picture ranges from Pentecostalism to Oriental Orthodoxy. This is particularly praiseworthy, because there exist hardly any scholarly studies that compare specific Eastern and Western liturgical traditions with each other. Here is one! A most valauble study..."
- Basilius J Groen, University of Graz, Austria
Paperback 311pp R507.00

THE ORIGINS OF FEASTS, FASTS AND SEASONS IN EARLY CHRISTIANITY
Paul Bradshaw & Maxell Johnson
The authors track the development of the Church's feasts, fasts and seasons, including the Sabbath and Sunday, Holy Week and Easter, Christmas and Epiphany, and the feasts of the Virgin Mary, the martyrs and other saints.
Paperback 222pp R225.00


WHAT WE HAVE DONE -
WHAT WE HAVE FAILED TO DO
Assessing the liturgical reforms of Vatican II
Kevin Irwin
How can we deepen the advances made in celebrating the reformed liturgy and adjust things that may not have advanced the reform?
how can both a greater comprehension of the sacred liturgy and a fuller participation in it be fostered?
How can we reemphasize particular Catholic characteristics of the liturgy that may have been eclipsed in some of the reform?
These are three of the many questions addressed by a renowned liturgical scholar in this reverential yet not uncritical book, written to commemorate the Fiftieth anniversary of the promulgation of the Second Vatican Council's Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy in December 1963.
Paperback 263pp R360.00