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.
By Seán Goan 'This beautifully written book displays a profound understanding of the Fourth Gospel - fruit, obviously, of long study and contemplation. ...
Wilfrid Harrington OP The Bible presents us with a wondrously attractive and deeply comforting portrait of God. The early Church,...
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