The New Handbook of the Christian Year
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The New Handbook of the Christian Year: Second Edition, by Hoyt L. Hickman, Don E. Saliers, Laurence Hull Stookey, and James F. White. Lectionary, prayers, responses, and Communion services updated for consistency with books of worship from several denominations. Includes:glossary of Christian symbols, glossary of liturgical terms, annotated bibliography, index of Scripture readings, index of Psalms, and an ecumenical service for the sacrament of the Lord's Supper.
A comprehensive ecumenical guide that offers a series of worship services organized around the Christian year, including historical background, appropriate text references, and pastoral commentary for services. Also included are glossaries of Christian symbols and liturgical terms, an annotated bibliography, and indexes of Scripture readings and psalms.
Hoyt L. Hickman has been a visiting professor of worship both at Drew University and at Vanderbilt University. He is the general editor of The Faith We Sing and been a member of the North American Academy of Liturgy and Societas Liturgica for more than twenty years. He lives in Los Altos, California.
James F. White is the author of numerous books on worship and was Professor Emeritus of Liturgical Theology at Notre Dame University until his death in 2004.
Saliers is Franklin Nutting Parker Professor of Theology and Worship at Candler School of Theology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.
Stookey is Hugh Latimer Elderdice Professor of Preaching and Worship at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C.