The superlative New Testament Gateway blog points us to a great new site that represents the future of academic tools in the humanities. It’s The University of Birmingham’s Vetus Latina Iohannes Electronic Edition. A word of explanation on what the Old Latin is and why it’s important and why this
Independently Fr John-Julian and Jonathan have both pointed me to new materials up at the Order of Julian of Norwich’s download page. Posted there are both the full chant offices and the Psalter broken into two parts (which doesn’t have the repeated pg. 50 error that mine does…). These files
Extreme busyness continues–I need to catch up on emails but haven’t had a chance… Don’t miss Heavenfield’s introduction to St. Adomnan. I do wonder a little how far I’d want to push the lawyer thing. What would seal the case for me (so to speak…) would be a clear presentation
It’s on the Ember Days.
In the face of a spate of recent criticisms of the new (ELCA) Lutheran worship book, the Lutheran Zephyr raises an important set of questions and issues. He writes: When large numbers of congregations reject the beloved traditions enshrined within Lutheran Book of Worship (and Service Book and Hymnal), what
Scott has helpfully pointed to the Internet Archive’s edition of the Anglican Missal. (Here’s the page with a variety of download options) I have posted my thoughts on the value of Anglican Missal here. Again, as a database guy, I’m very happy to see the txt file here which saves
Today’s the first of the Fall Ember Days. More on this later. It’s also the feast of Theodore of Tarsus, Archbishop of Canterbury Yesterday was the Day of Decadent Dessert. As some of you know, cooking ranks high among our hobbies in the haligweorc household; M is, among other things,
Sure enough, LutherPunk, Chris and Christopher have all weighed in on Pr. Pfatteicher’s article trashing the ELW’s renditions of the Daily Office. (And it looks like Christopher may be offering a series on it…) I want to lift up in particular Chris’s point in which he cited Augsburg Confession Art.
Lee points us to a must-read article by Philip Pfatteicher, one of the Grand Masters of American Lutheran liturgy. He writes a devastating critique of the new ELCA work, Evangelical Lutheran Worship, and damns the new LCMS Lutheran Service Book with faint praise. In particular, he focuses upon what these
The Rubric Policeman who lives within me and who I normally suppress is busting forth this morning… I ran through MP online this morning. When I can do this, I normally open up both MissionStClare and the C of E’s 1662 MP and use the 1662 ordo with the readings