The Liturgy Explained

New Edition

James W. Farwell

Apr/2013, 57 Pages, Paperback, 5.5 x 8.5

ISBN-13: 9780819228383



An easy-to-understand explanation of the liturgy in all its aspects for the uninitiated.

In this clear and concise work, respected liturgical theologian James W. Farwell provides a basic introduction to the liturgy of the Episcopal Church. He explains what happens when and why in straightforward terms for newcomers who have no prior knowledge of liturgical matters. The Liturgy Explained will be immensely edifying for veteran worshippers in the Episcopal Church.

James W. Farwell is professor of theology and liturgy at Virginia Theological Seminary and served as the Thomas W. Phillips Chair of Religious Studies and Chair of the Department of Humanities at Bethany College, WV. He earned the Ph.D. from Emory University and is the author of The Liturgy Explained and This Is the Night: Suffering, Salvation, and the Liturgies of Holy Week.

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