Bible and the Liturgy by Jean Danielou

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By Jean Danielou

During the last forty years, there was a revival in the Catholic Church spotting the biblical roots of the liturgy. Figures resembling Scott Hahn have led the way in which for Catholics - and non-Catholics - to appreciate the deep Scriptural foundation for a number of the liturgies in the Church, specially the Mass. Fr. Jean Danielou was once the forerunner of this revival, and this e-book, "The Bible and the Liturgy" is likely one of the foundational stones of this edifice.

Fr. Danielou, who used to be made a Cardinal through Pope Paul VI in 1969, used to be a huge determine within the "resourcement" move within the Catholic Church resulting in Vatican II. This move wanted to "return to the resources" for realizing all features of Catholic theology together with the liturgy; the assets they wanted to come back to have been basically the writings of Scripture and the Church Fathers. This booklet, initially written in 1956, is a most suitable fruit of this stream, as Fr. Danielou explores the biblical roots of the liturgy as understood via the Church Fathers. The e-book essentially specializes in the 3 sacraments of initiation: baptism, affirmation, and the Eucharist, and follows the advance of the rites of those 3 sacraments, from their biblical roots to their perform within the first 5 centuries of Christianity. yet the place this booklet rather shines is in its research of the Sabbath and its successor, the Lord's Day. Fr. Danielou explores some of the photographs the Fathers used to give an explanation for the move of the day of worship from Saturday to Sunday, the "Eighth Day." this is often theology that's usually forgotten this day, however it has a truly sensible software in supporting Christians this day to put aside an afternoon for the worship of the Lord.

This is a e-book that may be learn many times to a lot revenue. The collage of Notre Dame Press is to be recommended for republishing this vintage of liturgical theology.

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Coppens, L'imposition des mains et les rites connexes, Louvain, 1923. -54sphragis. 2 We find this in various lists of the names for Baptism given by the Fathers; for example, Cyril of Jerusalem says: "How great is Baptism: it is the redemption of prisoners, the remission of sins, the death of guilt, the rebirth of the soul, the garment of light, the holy and ineradicable seal (sphragis), the vehicle to carry us to heaven, the delights of Paradise, the pledge of the kingdom, the grace of adoption" ( XXXIII, 360 A).

This sacrament is given irrevocably. By sin, a man may withdraw himself from its benefits, but there still endures something that we call the character, whose basis is the irrevocable contract of God's love, officially sealed by the baptismal sphragis. This doctrine was proposed by St. Paul, even before St. Augustine: "Although the Holy Spirit does not mingle with those who are unworthy, nevertheless, in a certain way, He seems to remain present with those who have been once marked with the seal (sphragis), awaiting their salvation by conversion.

In reality, the ineffaceable nature of the baptismal character comes from the fact that it is founded on the irrevocable promise of God. The sphragis of baptism, then, signifies a contract of God with the baptized person whereby God grants him irrevocably a right to the blessings of grace. The baptized may withdraw himself from taking advantage of this right, but he cannot cause the right itself to be revoked. We can see that the whole theology of the sacramental character is to be found here in germ, as St.

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