Liturgical Reform after Vatican II: The Impact on Eastern by Nicholas E. Denysenko

By Nicholas E. Denysenko

Sacrosanctum Concilium (SC) used to be the 1st record promulgated through the second one Vatican Council. The impression of this record used to be huge and ecumenical—the liturgical reforms authorized by way of the Council reverberated all through Christendom, impacting the order and adventure of worship in Reformed and Orthodox church buildings. Unrecognized in such a lot stories, the Orthodox church buildings have been additionally energetic individuals within the liturgical circulate that received momentum during the Catholic and Protestant church buildings within the 20th century. This examine examines Orthodox liturgical reform after Vatican II during the lens of Catholic-Orthodox ecumenical discussion. After constructing the retrieval of the priesthood of the laity and lively liturgical participation because the rationales for liturgical reform, the examine provides the historical past of liturgical reform via 4 types: the liturgical reforms of Alexander Schmemann; the choice liturgical heart within the Russian Orthodox Church outdoor of Russia (ROCOR); the symposia on liturgical rebirth approved by means of the Church of Greece; and the renewed liturgy of recent Skete Monastery. Following a dialogue of the most good points of liturgical reform, catechesis, ars celebrandi, and the position of the clergy, Denysenko concludes with feedback for enforcing liturgical reform within the demanding situations of postmodernity and in constancy to the contributions of Catholic-Orthodox ecumenical dialogue.

Show description

Read or Download Liturgical Reform after Vatican II: The Impact on Eastern Orthodoxy PDF

Best church history books

Covenant-Making: The Fabric of Relationship

This assortment explores the valuable theological thought of covenant. it's been produced in honor of Dr. R. Larry Shelton, revered pupil and loved husband, father, colleague, and good friend. Covenant--the unifying subject of this book--is a topic to which Dr. Shelton committed huge awareness over his forty-five-year occupation as a pupil and instructor.

Awakening the Evangelical Mind: An Intellectual History of the Neo-Evangelical Movement

The 1st significant learn to attract upon unknown or overlooked resources, in addition to unique interviews with figures like Billy Graham, Awakening the Evangelical brain uniquely tells the enticing tale of ways evangelicalism constructed as an highbrow circulate in the course of the 20 th century. starting with the lifetime of Harold Ockenga, Strachan exhibits how Ockenga introduced jointly a small group of Christian students at Harvard collage within the Forties who agitated for a reloaded Christian mind.

Becoming Christian: The Demise of the Jesus Movement

The evolution of Christianity because it is understood at the present time all started in Antioch, yet as turning into Christian finds, it had as soon as been really diverse. whereas so much histories gloss over the earliest interval of Christianity to start with the Christian institution, this ebook uncovers the little-known background in the "gap" among 31 and 70 CE, whilst the Jesus flow used to be based in Jerusalem lower than the authority of James bar Joseph, the brother of Jesus, and the apostles served as missionaries wearing the lessons of Jesus all through Judea, Galilee, and Samaria.

The House of the Virgin Mary

Come to grasp the home of the Virgin Mary which, based on numberless saints, ratings of popes, and plenty of respectable records of the Vatican (and to guard it from the depredations of the Saracens) used to be within the past due 1200s miraculously transported from Mary’s village of Nazareth to a hillside in Italy.

Extra resources for Liturgical Reform after Vatican II: The Impact on Eastern Orthodoxy

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.25 of 5 – based on 33 votes