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Theology of the Liturgy Free download Ê 5 This major volume is a collection of the writings of Joseph Ratzinger Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI on the theology of the Liturgy of the Church a subject of preeminence to him as a theologian professor and spiritual writer It brings together all his writings on the subject short and long giving his views on liturgical matters and uestions over many years and from various perspectivesHe chose to have his writings on the Liturgy for the first volume published of his collected works though listed as vol 11 because as he says in the Introduction The liturgy of the Church has been for me since my childhood the central reality of my life and it became the center of my theological efforts I chose fundamental theo.Download Õ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Á Benedict XVI
Theology of the Liturgy Free download Ê 5 Logy as my eld because I wanted rst and foremost to examine thoroughly the uestion Why do we believe But also included from the beginning in this uestion was the other uestion of the right response to God and thus the uestion of the liturgyBy starting with the theme of liturgy in this volume Ratzinger wants to highlight God's primacy the absolute precedence of the theme of God Beginning with a focus on the liturgy he said tells us that God is first He uotes from the Rule of St Benedict Nothing is to be preferred to the liturgy as a way of ordering priorities for the life of the Church and of every individual He says that the fundamental uestion of the man who begins to understand himself correctly is How.
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Theology of the Liturgy Free download Ê 5 Must I encounter God Thus learning the right way of worshipping is the gift par excellence that is given to us by the faithThe essential purpose of his writings on the liturgy is to place the liturgy in its larger context which he presents in three concentric circles First the intrinsic interrelationship of Old and New Testament; without the connection to the Old Testament heritage the Christian liturgy is incomprehensible The second circle is the relationship to the religions of the world The third circle is the cosmic character of the liturgy which is than the coming together of a circle of people the liturgy is celebrated in the expanse of the cosmos encompassing creation and history at the same time.
- Theology of the Liturgy
- Benedict XVI
- 10 September 2019