The Bible and the Liturgy has 45 ratings and 9 reviews. Dwight said: The single best book on liturgy and sacraments I have read. Daniélou provides a wond. The Bible and the Liturgy by Jean Danielou, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Daniélou’s Bible and the Liturgy has been a perennial favorite since but it’s the premise on which Jean Daniélou builds his “justly famous.
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I consider this ‘Through New Eyes’ in reverse. He joined the Society of Jesus Jesuits inbecoming an educator, initially at a boys’ school in Poitiers.
The Bible and the Liturgy by Jean Daniélou
Read this with Dr. Danielou, of course, defends the essential rites of the RC liturgy, but thankfully, in this book, he does so in a very tasteful manner. Luke rated it really liked it Mar 18, However, since Ahd not Roman Catholic, I wasn’t convinced of every argument as being essential to maintaining a biblical liturgy.
His father was an anticlerical politician, several times minister, and his mother an educator and founder of institutions for women’s education. The Bible and the Liturgy is a helpful and edifying!
Other books in this series. It did give me a greater respect for the rite though. Chris Linebarger rated it really liked it Jan 22, Lucas Heintschel rated it it was amazing Jul 02, Kevin O’Brien rated it it was amazing Nov 25, Jordan’s Through New Eyes begins with reading the Bible typologically and ends piecing it together in a robust theology of worship and sacrament and mission.
All in all, this book is worth the read, especially if you enjoy the thoughts of the early church fathers in connection with essential RC liturgical rites. The Bible and the Liturgy.
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The Mission of the Church. Be the first to ask a question about The Bible and the Liturgy. I read this years ago and now have reread it carefully. Mike Buckler rated it really liked it Feb 23, With an amazing ease and dexterity he will call upon these holy writers to explain the early origin as well as the deeper and tbe primitive meaning of the sacramental rites.
Jan 22, Bernadette rated it really liked it. His brother Alain — was a noted Indologist.
The Bible and the Liturgy
Lists with This Book. Darren Duke rated it liked it May 28, The single best book on liturgy and sacraments I have read. Repetitive at times since it would go through the various Fathers, but still a good read. The book is a tremendous resource for understanding just what reading the Old Testament christologically means.
Sarah rated it it was amazing Feb 23, For example, I thought the rite of confirmation was very poorly defended, even by the early church fathers.
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Dec 15, Fr. Beautiful treatment of the Fathers’ take on the liturgy and sacraments. It’s incredible, teaching how to see a rich liturgical worship grounded in a whole Bible, typological reading of Scripture.