Foundations in Ritual Studies
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About "Foundations in Ritual Studies"
An innovative Reader in Ritual Studies which focuses on the Christian Liturgy as an example of ritual studies, this book covers the context of ritual, classical views of ritual, defining ritual, the field of ritual, the Method, including Participant observations, and Case studies.
Meet the Authors
Paul F Bradshaw
Paul F. Bradshaw (Ph.D., Cambridge University; D.D.,London University; D.D. honoris causa, Oxford University) is Professor of Liturgy and Director of the London Undergraduate Program. He has written or edited over twenty books and has contributed more than eighty articles or essays. His book, The Search for the Origins of Christian Liturgy, has become a standard textbook.
Other recent publications include: The Apostolic Tradition: A Commentary (with Maxwell E. Johnson and L. Edward Phillip; Hermeneia Commentary Series; Minneapolis: Fortress Press); The New Westminster Dictionary of Liturgy and Worship (Louisville: Westminster Press); and Eucharistic Origins (New York: Oxford University Press).
John Melloh (Ed)
Paul Bradshaw (PhD, University of London) is professor of liturgy at the University of Notre Dame and director of Notre Dame's London Centre. He is also a priest-vicar of Westminster Abbey and the author of The Search for the Origins of Christian Worship. John Melloh (PhD, St. Louis University) is director of the John S. Marten Program in Homiletics and Liturgies at the University of Notre Dame.