By James Monti
This incomparable quantity offers a finished exploration and rationalization of medieval liturgical celebrations. The reverent prayers, hymns and rubrics utilized in the center a long time are defined intimately and interpreted throughout the observation of students from an identical period of time, the period that is often referred to as the "Age of Faith".
Collected here's a wide selection of ceremonies, encompassing the seven sacraments, the foremost feasts of the liturgical 12 months (such as Christmas, Easter, and Corpus Christi), and detailed liturgical rites (from the coronation of the pope to the blessing of expectant mothers). The sacred celebrations were drawn from international locations throughout western and valuable Europe-from Portugal to Poland-but specific cognizance has been given to liturgical texts of medieval Spain, which in the past have got rather little consciousness from scholars.
Historian James Monti has performed exhaustive study on medieval liturgical manuscripts, early published 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