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Worship in the Early Church is a four-volume collection of excerpts from early Christian writings illustrating the Church's liturgical practice in both East and West, from its Jewish beginnings through the end of the sixth century. This CD-ROM includes the content from each volume in one convenient PDF file.
Volume 1: First through Third Centuries
Volume 2: Fourth Century
Volume 3: Fifth Century
Volume 4: Sixth Century
Worship in the Early Church features:
- English translations of a wide range of ancient sources Doctrinal and historical treatises, scriptural commentaries, sermons, letters, synod legislation, early church orders, monastic rules, baptismal and funeral epigrams Bibliography of pertinent periodical and liturgical literature Bibliography referencing standard encyclopedias of religion and manuals of patrology Entries covering the past century and a half trace the development of scholarship on these early documents Book and CD-ROM formats useful for college/seminary classroom Ability to search and cite directly from convenient PDF file format
This PDF version is supplied as part of a PRINT/CD-ROM package and is also available separately. Once the seal is broken, this CD-ROM may not be returned. Use of this CD-ROM is subject to certain restrictions and limitations under the license agreement contained within the CD.
System Requirements: Adobe Reader 7.0 or higher version is required before accessing the source material on this CD-ROM.
Lawrence J. Johnson is the former executive secretary of the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions and the former editor/director of The Pastoral Press. He has written several books on the liturgy and its music, including The Mystery of Faith: A Study of the Structural Elements of the Order of the Mass.
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