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Buchinger, Harald. “On the Origin and Development of the Liturgical Year: Tendencies, Results, and Desiderata of Heortological Research,” Studia Liturgica 40: 1–2 (2010), 14–45. A most helpful summary of the current state of the questions with abundant bibliographies. The entire number of SL deals with the Liturgical Year.
Bynum, Caroline Walker. Christian Materiality. An Essay on Religion in Late Medieval Europe. Brooklyn, N.Y.: Zone Books, 2011.
———. Holy Feast and Holy Fast. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1988.
Connell, Martin F. Eternity Today. Vol. 1 On God and Time, Advent, Christmas, Epiphany, Candlemas. Vol. 2 Sunday, Lent, The Three Days, The Easter Season, Ordinary Time. London and New York: Continuum, 2006.
———. An Introduction to the Church’s Liturgical Year. Chicago: Loyola Press, 1997.
The Daily Prayer of the Church ed. Philip H. Pfatteicher. Minneapolis: Lutheran University Press, 2005.
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Farmer, David. The Oxford Dictionary of Saints 5th ed. rev. New York: Oxford UP, 2011.
Gaster, Theodor H. Festivals of the Jewish Year. A Modern Interpretation and Guide. New York: Morrow, 1953.
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———. The Feast of Pentecost. London: Faith Press, 1967.
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———. Easter. A Guide to the Eucharist and Hours. New York: Pueblo, 1991.
———. Lent. A Guide to the Eucharist and Hours. New York: Pueblo, 1990.
Johnson, Maxwell E. ed. Between Memory and Hope: Readings on the Liturgical Year. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2000.
Liturgy of the Hours 4 vols., New York: Catholic Book Publishing Co., 1975.
Martimort, A. G. et al. The Church at Prayer IV. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 1986.
McArthur, A. Alan. The Evolution of the Church Year. London: SCM, 1953.
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The Oxford Companion to the Year. An Exploration of Calendar Customs and Time-Reckoning ed. Bonnie Blackburn and Leofranc Holford-Strevens. Oxford University Press, 1999.
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———. Holy Week. Proclamation 6, Series B: Interpreting the Lessons of the Church Year. Minneapolis: Fortress, 1995.
———. “Lent,” New Proclamation Year B, 2002-2003. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2002.
———. Liturgical Spirituality. Valley Forge, Pa.: Trinity Press International, 1997, pp. 32–141.
———. New Book of Festivals and Commemorations: A Proposed Common Calendar of Saints. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2008. (p.391)
———. The School of the Church: Worship and Christian Formation. Valley Forge, Pa.: Trinity Press International, 1995. Chapters 5 and 6.
Porter, H. Boone. The Day of Light. Washington: Pastoral Press, 1987 .
———. Keeping the Church Year. New York: Seabury, 1977.
Regan, Patrick. “The Fifty Days and the Fiftieth Day,” Worship 55 (May 1981), 194–218.
———. Advent to Pentecost. Comparing the Seasons in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms of the Roman Rite. Collegeville, Minn.: Liturgical Press, 2012.
Rorsdorf, Willy. Sunday: The History of the Day of Rest and Worship in the Earliest Centuries of the Christian Church. Trans. A. A. K. Graham. Philadelphia: Westminster, 1968.
Strodach, Paul Zeller. The Church Year. Studies in the Introits, Collects, Epistles, and Gospels. Philadelphia: United Lutheran Publication House, 1924.
Studwell, William E. Christmas Carols: A Reference Guide. New York: Garland, 1984.
Talley, Thomas J. The Origins of the Liturgical Year. Emended 2nd edition. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 1991.
Weiser, Francis X. Handbook of Christian Feasts and Customs: The Year of the Lord in Liturgy and Folklore. New York: Harcourt, Brace, and World, 1952. (p.392)