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Losing the Sacred

David Torevell
Losing the Sacred

Losing the Sacred

David Torevell

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This work argues that the liturgical reforms initiated by the second Vatican Council may have seriously undermined contemporary Roman Catholic worship. Drawing on work by Durkheim, Bauman, Foucault, Turner, Duffy, Flanagan and Pickstock, David Torevell focuses on the most crucial element of Catholic worship - the experience of the sacred - and examines how it has been eroded since pre-modern times, largely due to the marginalization of ritual expression, and its consequences.;This interdisciplinary study is a call for revitalization of Roman Catholic liturgy through a reform of the reform and the reclamation of the importance of the body in ritual expression.

- Publisher This book argues that the iturgical reforms initiated by the second Vatican Council may have seriously undermined contemporary Roman Catholic warship.^Drawing on important work by Durkhaim, Bauman, Foucault, Turner, Duffy, Flanagan, and Pickstock, David Torevell focuses on the most crucial element of Catholic worship -- the experience of the sacred -- and examines how it has been eroded since pre-modern times, largely due to the marginalization of ritual expression, and its consequences.

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This work argues that the liturgical reforms initiated by the second Vatican Council may have seriously undermined contemporary Roman Catholic worship. Drawing on work by Durkheim, Bauman, Foucault, Turner, Duffy, Flanagan and Pickstock, David Torevell focuses on the most crucial element of Catholic worship - the experience of the sacred - and examines how it has been eroded since pre-modern times, largely due to the marginalization of ritual expression, and its consequences.;This interdisciplinary study is a call for revitalization of Roman Catholic liturgy through a reform of the reform and the reclamation of the importance of the body in ritual expression.
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This book argues that the iturgical reforms initiated by the second Vatican Council may have seriously undermined contemporary Roman Catholic warship.^Drawing on important work by Durkhaim, Bauman, Foucault, Turner, Duffy, Flanagan, and Pickstock, David Torevell focuses on the most crucial element of Catholic worship -- the experience of the sacred -- and examines how it has been eroded since pre-modern times, largely due to the marginalization of ritual expression, and its consequences.
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Meet the Author

David Torevell

Dr David Torevell is Senior Lecturer in Theology, Liverpool Hope University College.

Table Of Contents

  • Ritual's Form
  • The Body, Ritual And Liturgy In The Premodern World
  • Modernity And Disembodiment
  • Modernity And Liturgical Reform
  • ""sacrosanctum Concilium"" - A Critical Evaluation
  • Forgetting How To Remember.

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  • Catalogue Code 174141
  • Product Code 0567087581
  • EAN 9780567087584
  • Pages 256
  • Department Academic
  • Category Theology
  • Sub-Category Confessions & Creeds
  • Publisher Bloomsbury T&t Clark
  • Publication Date Oct 2001
  • Dimensions 210 x 140 x 19 mm
  • Weight 0.330kg

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