Western Rite liturgical etiquette

From https://mydevourer.blogspot.com/2012/02/letter-from-fr-patrick.html[:] Dear Beloved, Our chief work and path to salvation is the worship of God. We offer to Him our bodies as living sacrifices, an expression of love. Our love for God and our...

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Calvin and Ordination in Article XXV

“For the laying on of hands, by which the ministers of the Church are initiated into their office, though I have no objection to its being called a sacrament, I do not number among ordinary sacraments.” -Calvin XXV. Of the sacraments. Sacraments...

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St. Benedict's Hierarchy of Needs

::: {.separator style="clear:both;text-align:center;"} ::: "Maslow, like [St.] Benedict, believed that unless low level needs such as physiological and social needs were satisfied, workers could not be motivated to achieve organizational goals....

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Romantic Anglicanism

::: {.wp-block-image} ::: These tendencies I dub the "romantic" and the "classical". One can briefly sum up the difference between them by saying that the former sees Wordsworth's "feeling intellect" as lying at the heart of theology, while the...

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Alexander Schmemann on the Antimension

From Introduction to Liturgical Theology: Father Alexander Schmemann (+1983) was a prolific writer, brilliant lecturer, and dedicated pastor. Former dean and professor of liturgical theology at St Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary, his...

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