By James Monti
This incomparable quantity provides a accomplished exploration and clarification of medieval liturgical celebrations. The reverent prayers, hymns and rubrics utilized in the center a while are defined intimately and interpreted throughout the observation of students from an identical period of time, the period that's sometimes called the "Age of Faith".
Collected here's a wide selection of ceremonies, encompassing the seven sacraments, the most important feasts of the liturgical yr (such as Christmas, Easter, and Corpus Christi), and unique liturgical rites (from the coronation of the pope to the blessing of expectant mothers). The sacred celebrations were drawn from nations throughout western and critical Europe-from Portugal to Poland-but specific awareness has been given to liturgical texts of medieval Spain, which before have obtained particularly little consciousness from scholars.
Historian James Monti has performed exhaustive learn on medieval liturgical manuscripts, early revealed missals, and the writings of medieval liturgists and theologians in order that the treasures they include can motivate a feeling of the sacred in destiny generations of Catholics.
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A Sense of the Sacred: Roman Catholic Worship in the Middle Ages by James Monti