Daily Archives: 8 April 2006

“Word by Word, It Sounds Absurd”

Trautman on liturgy via John Allen. The whole address is here. A similar testimony is given by liturgical theologian Frank Norris in these words: One reason that the celebration of the Eucharist in the East and West was so splendid … Continue reading

Posted in Liturgy | Leave a comment

Liturgical Complaint

Another interesting discussion on the NLM blog. I always find it fascinating when people try to paraphrase my arguments, or worse, recount their adversaries’ views without ever really having listened to the points being made. Maybe there’s a certain comfort … Continue reading

Posted in Church News, Liturgy | Leave a comment

From Polyphony to Joseph

Last night was an enjoyable concert, though it showed me how my tastes in choral music have evolved over the past several years. From the program notes: Although Germany produced few known composers in the Renaissance period of lasting value, … Continue reading

Posted in Music | Leave a comment