A lifetime spent teaching theology and being active in promoting liturgical education and practices enables Liam G. Walsh to offer an account of the major phases of the development of the Roma Rite.
The purpose is to help readers come to a mindfulness about the Mass that takes them beyond seeing it as holy ceremonial to be regulated by rubrics, beyond seeing it only in aesthetic terms, beyond making it a way of aligning themselves to ‘progressive’ or ‘traditionalist’ camps. Liturgy, for all its humanity, is primarily God’s doing. Thinking rightly about it requires thinking about what God is doing in it, the kind of thinking done in this book.
'This beautifully written book displays a profound understanding of the Fourth Gospel - fruit, obviously, of long study and contemplation. Notable is the skilful use of the Old Testament background. It would be hard to find a more enlightening and enriching introduction to John. Reflections at the close...
Details Like Father, Like Son sets out to indicate how, when we try to express the truth of who God is and how God acts, we need to think the unthinkable – that God is fully revealed in a human life....