Holy Ground: A Liturgical Cosmology  -     By: Gordon W. Lathrop
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Holy Ground: A Liturgical Cosmology

Fortress Press / 2009 / Paperback

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Completes his trilogy! "The worshipper is called to walk on 'holy ground,' through the central symbols of the Christian liturgy: bath, word, prayer, and table. In doing so, these liturgical symbols break open, revalue, and welcome the ordinary and everyday as the holy ground it truly is,"---Living Church. 250 pages, softcover. Fortress.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 250
Vendor: Fortress Press
Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)
ISBN: 0800696557
ISBN-13: 9780800696559
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This latest work from leading liturgical theologian Gordon Lathrop explores the extent to which the central symbols and interactions of Christian liturgy yield, for their participants, a new proposal for their understanding and experience of the world. In the process, it considers various kinds of world-making, the diverse maps, and the differing senses of "cosmology" in which we all live. Finally, the book examines how certain liturgical reforms can contribute to a refreshed sense of ecological ethics-to a Christian sense of the holiness of the earth itself.

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