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Author Woolfenden, Gregory W., 1947-2008, author.

Title Daily liturgical prayer : origins and theology / Gregory W. Woolfenden
Published London : Routledge, 2016
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Description 1 online resource
Series Liturgy, worship, and society series
Liturgy, worship, and society.
Contents 1. Introduction and survey of research -- 2. From evening to morning : Biblical and patristic symbolism -- 3. The church orders -- 4. A brief summary of historical developments and geographical locations -- 5. From Jerusalem and the Palestinian monastic traditions to modern orthodoxy -- 6. The Jerusalem pattern of prayer in Cappadocia and Armenia -- 7. Vespers and Matins in pre-Crusades Constantinople and later developments -- 8. The East Syrian/ Chaldean tradition -- 9. The West Syrian and Maronite tradtions -- 10. The daily prayer of the Coptic and Ethiopian churches -- 11. The Roman and Benedictine offices -- 12. The old Spanish offices -- 13. The Ambrosian and other non-Roman western traditions -- 14. The shape and theology of the office
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed June 7, 2017)
Subject Divine office -- Texts -- History and criticism
Divine office -- Texts.
RELIGION -- Christian Rituals & Practice -- Worship & Liturgy.
RELIGION -- Institutions & Organizations.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1351946552