Making the Most of the Lectionary
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About "Making the Most of the Lectionary"
"This book is an essential guide for all preachers, teachers, and worship planners who use the Revised Common Lectionary, or for those who are even curious about it." &-Rev. Dr. Thomas G. Long, Candler School of Theology What is the point of the Lectionary? What are the problems and opportunities that it presents to those who use it? What are its strengths and weaknesses as an aid to worship? How can it be used and communicated most effectively today? These are among the key questions Thomas O'Loughlin addresses in this stimulating and much needed liturgical guide to the design, history, theology, and purposes of the Lectionary.
Meet the Author
Thomas OLoughlin PhD., is professor of Historical Theology at the University of Wales, Lampeter. He has published extensively on how ancient texts can reveal the lives of Christians. His books include Discovering Saint Patrick; Celtic Theology: Humanity, World and God in Early lrish Writings; Saint Patrick: The Man and His Works and most recently The Didache: A Window on the Earliest Christians