The Shape of the Liturgy, New Edition

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Bloomsbury Academic, Aug 24, 2005 - Religion - 764 pages
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A new edition of Gregory Dix's masterpiece, still essenytial reading for students and scholars and in print constantly for fifty years.

Dom Gregory Dix's classic account of the development of the Eucharist rite continues to be the definitive and authoritative work on the subject. He presents his massive scholarhsip in lively and non technical language for all who wish to understand their worship in terms of the framework from which it has evolved.

He demonstrates the creative force of Christianity over the centuries through liturgy and the societies it has moulded. His great work has for nearly fifty years regularly been quoted for its devotional as well as its historical value, and has regularly attracted new readers.

In this book for the first time, critical studies in the learned periodicals of many countries have been carefully sifted and the results arranged to give a clear picture of the development of the Eucharistic rite.

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User Review  - Nathaniel - Goodreads

A masterly piece of liturgical study. Clearly written, scrupulously researched and hardly any moments of cumbersome narrative. Dix puts forward a thesis of the liturgy where the Eucharist is primarily ... Read full review

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User Review  - Toby - Goodreads

This is actually a very fun read. Dix would have been a fascinating teacher to sit under. If you're interested in liturgical theology, it tells like a story. I only read about half of this, for a ... Read full review

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The Shape of the Liturgy: Chapter 1 « Reformed Liturgical Institute
The following is the beginning of what I hope becomes a complete summary of Dom Gregory Dix’s magnum opus The Shape of the Liturgy. I want to make it clear ... 2006/ 08/ 02/ the-shape-of-the-liturgy-chapter-1/

Three Hierarchies: The Shape of the Liturgy
The Shape of the Liturgy. In drawing near to the end of Dom Gregory Dix's Shape of the Liturgy (only 150 pages or so to go! - - more on Dix here, here, ... 2005/ 08/ shape-of-liturgy.html

Gregory Dix - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He produced the first critical edition of the Apostolic Tradition in 1935; but his most influential book is The Shape of the Liturgy, first published in ... wiki/ Gregory_Dix

JSTOR: The Shape of Athenian Law
The title of this work is a compliment to the late Dr Gregory Dix's The shape of the liturgy (1945). Dom Gregory was an anglican Benedictine who developed ... sici?sici=0075-4269(1997)117%3C239%3ATSOAL%3E2.0.CO%3B2-O

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The Completion of the Shape of the Liturgy. XV. The Mediaeval Development. VI. The Pre-Nicene Background of the Liturgy. Despite its extreme structural ... books/ english/ shape_of_liturgy_g_dix.htm

BOOK REVIEWS 269 numerous articles in various periodicals may be ...
BOOK REVIEWS. 269. numerous articles in various periodicals may. be consulted. The plates give Trevor's unretouched photo- ... cgi/ reprint/ XVIII/ 4/ 269-b.pdf

Christian Century: Christian Liturgy: Catholic and Evangelical ...
Senn's work stands in the tradition of Joseph Jungmann's Mass of the Roman Rite, Gregory Dix's The Shape of the Liturgy and Luther Reed's The Lutheran ... p/ articles/ mi_m1058/ is_n27_v115/ ai_21235054/ print

WEMSK27 The Liturgy
Dom Gregory Dix, The Shape of the Liturgy, 2d ed. (London: Adam and Charles Black, 1945). Often cited and quite readable. A good first read. ... wemsk/ liturgywemsk.html | Liturgics | Western Roman Liturgics | Carolingian ...
The Shape of the Liturgy. London, 1945. Jungmann, Josef. The Mass of the Roman Rite: Its Origins and Development. II vols. translated by Francis A. Brunner. ... html/ litWLCarol.jsp

BIBLIOGRAPHY #3: History of the Eucharist
Gregory Dix, The Shape of the Liturgy (London: Westminster, 1945). Dated in many respects, but one of the most. influential studies of the century. ... theology/ pdf/ HistoryEucharist.pdf

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Dom Gregory Dix was an Anglican Benedictine Monk of Nashdom and an outstanding scholar with an international reputation. The Shape of the Liturgy was his masterpiece.

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