Liturgy of the Late Anglo-Saxon Church
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Publisher: Henry Bradshaw Society
Number of Pages: 344
Width: 13.8 cm
Height: 21.6 cm
New research into the liturgy of Anglo-Saxon history, with important implications for church history in general. The essays in this volume offer the fruits of new research into the liturgical rituals of later Anglo-Saxon England. They include studies of individual rites, the production, adaptation and transmission of texts, vernacular gospeltranslations, liturgical drama and the influence of the liturgy on medical remedies, poetry and architecture; also covered are the tenth-century Benedictine Reforms and the growth of pastoral care. It will be valuable for anyoneinterested in later Anglo-Saxon England as well as medieval liturgy and church history.
A rich and timely collection which offers many important new analyses of liturgical texts and their relationship to practice and theology. * THE YEAR'S WORK IN ENGLISH STUDIES * A valuable addition to our knowledge of liturgical manuscripts and practices. * TOEBI NEWSLETTER * Part of the value of a study of this kind is the different disciplinary approaches taken by the various authors.their learning deepens our understanding of Anglo-Saxon liturgy and the history it embodies. * REVUE D'HISTOIRE ECCLESIASTIQUE *