Passover and Easter: Origin and History to Modern Times

University of Notre Dame Pess
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"In these companion volumes of essays, Jewish and Christian liturgical scholars examine, from historical, theological, and aesthetic perspectives, the practices and intricate interrelationships of Passover and Easter. Several essays lament the antisemitism that has infected the Easter liturgy, and one-Israel Yuval's 'Easter and Passover as Early Jewish-Christian Dialogue'-pushes beyond the oft-told tale of Jewish-Christian enmity to explore ways the development of worship patterns of the two faiths have influenced one another. Both volumes are required purchases for libraries supporting liturgical studies. Volume 5 would also be a good choice for broader collections in the history of Judaism and Christianity." -Choice
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Paul F. Bradshaw is professor of liturgy at the University of Notre Dame.

Lawrence A. Hoffman is professor of liturgy at Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion.

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University of Notre Dame Pess
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Published on
Feb 15, 2000
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Pages
262
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ISBN
9780268159139
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Language
English
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Genres
Religion / History
Religion / Judaism / Rituals & Practice
Religion / Theology
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Paul F. Bradshaw
For those interested in knowing more about the foundations of their own worship, Paul F. Bradshaw provides in Early Christian Worship a sound introduction to worship in the first four centuries of the Church. Bradshaw not only describes what rites Christians actually performed during this period but also explains why they acted as they did. He answers such questions as "Why did they choose some patterns instead of others?" "What did they understand themselves to be doing in their worship?" "What effect did all this have on developing Christian ideas, and what effect did the ideas in turn have on the worship?" Chapters under Christian Initiation are ?Beginnings,? ?Syria and Egypt," ?Rome and North Africa,? ?The Fourth-Century Synthesis,? and ?From Adult to Infant Baptism.? Chapters under Eucharist are ?Communion: The Sacred Meal,? ?Anamnesis and Epiclesis: The Eucharistic Prayer,? ??The Bloodless Sacrifice,?? ?Holy Food,? and ??Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence.?? Chapters under Liturgical Time are ?Daily Prayer,? ?Sunday,? ?Easter and Pentecost,? ?Christmas, Epiphany, and Lent,? and ?Saints? Days."?... recommended for pastors, other worship leaders, and even laypersons who want to know more about Christian worship in the New Testament and succeeding centuries.? Southwestern Journal of Theology?For the ?seasoned? student of liturgy, the entire work is a welcome review of the practices of the early church that formed and informed our theology of baptism and Eucharist ... for the beginning student of the study of liturgy and the early Church it is an excellent textbook.? Liturgy Network{ad copy]For those interested in knowing more about the foundations of their own worship, Paul F. Bradshaw provides in Early Christian Worship a sound introduction to worship in the first four centuries of the Church.
Paul F. Bradshaw
Paul F. Bradshaw
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