Contributors to this dictionary have been selected from al over the English-speaking world, and it is to the concerns of the English-speaking churches that these essays are primarily addressed.
The dictionary is structured as a theological and pastoral resource, covering a wide range of activities that are constitutive of a sacramental Church. The entries include the strictly theological, the practical liturgical, the pastoral, and the social.
Alphabetical and topical indices, cross-referencing and sturdy, durable binding increase the value of this one-of-a-kind reference work.
"Liturgical Reform of Vatican II" by Frederick R. McManus
"Jewish Roots of Christian Worship" byAidan Kavanagh, OSB.
"Sacraments" by Bernard Cooke
"Reconciliation and Eucharist" by Doris Donnelly
"Ordination Rites" by Alan F. Detscher
"Ordination and Women" by George H. Tavard
"Christian Burial" by Julia Upton, RSM
"Types of Prayer in the Liturgy" by Kathleen Hughes, RSCJ