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Journey into the Heart of God: Living the Liturgical Year

Philip H. Pfatteicher


Journey into the Heart of God explores the meanings and relationships of the seasons of the liturgical year as they have developed are now received and lived. This study, holding always in view the breadth and richness of the liturgical tradition of the whole Church, is illumined by insightful liturgical texts of the Eucharist and also of the less familiar Daily Office; it also gives attention to the people’s theology expressed in hymns from a broad spectrum of traditions, ancient and modern. Careful attention to the liturgy and its setting in the turning of the day and of the seasons reveals ... More

Keywords: liturgy, year, advent, christmas, epiphany, lent, easter, ascension, hymns

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199997121
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199997121.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Philip H. Pfatteicher, author