The Twentieth century Annotated Edition of the Revived Common Lectionary (RCL) includes the definitive list of scriptural citations accompanied by newly-compiled annotations that illuminate the shaping of the lectionary.
A comprehensive introduction sets the RCL in its historical context and traces its development. A trove on ancillary material includes supporting content from the original 1992 edition, the introduction from the Common Lectionary (1983), and a complete list of RCL readings in biblical order. For allow hose teaching, proclamation, and worship planning rely on this widely accepted lectionary, the new edition will be an indispensable reference for years to come.
Worldwide usage of the Revised Common Lectionary continues to grow as a sign of Christian unity. More than forty denominations and communions in over twenty countries make use of this shared table of readings.
This edition includes the definitive list of RCL citations together with a new comprehensive introduction and notes to the reading sets, illuminating the origin and development of the lectionary that is explored weekly by thousands of preachers, worship leaders, and students of scripture.