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Eucharist and Ecumenism ❮PDF / Epub❯ ☁ Eucharist and Ecumenism ✍ Author Owen F. Cummings – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk Most Christians worship on a regular basis on the Lord's Day They have done so from the beginning and their worship has centered on the Eucharist following Jesus's words Do this in remembrance of me O Most Christians worship on a regular basis on the Lord's Day They have done so from the beginning and their worship has centered on the Eucharist following Jesus's words Do this in remembrance of me Over the two millennia of the Christian tradition there have been shifts of emphasis and understanding about the Eucharist This book attempts to point out by providing accessible accounts of both liturgies and liturgists across the centuries and traditions just how much different Christians have in common and how they can benefit from attending to one another's worship Eucharist and MOBI :Ê The author's ultimate hope is that in its small way the book will contribute to Christians worshiping together“Owen Cummings has an unusual and intriguing approach to reading history Rather than the usual dry academic approach we are so accustomed to he relates history through the lens of his own experiences Moving through the early church and the Middle Ages he takes special note of the Anglican contribution examining Richard Hooker Lancelot Andrewes and John Keble His choice of unusual theologians offers new perspectives on an ancient topic His broad perspective will hopefully contribute to a wider liturgical ecumenism”—Michael Driscoll Professor of Liturgical Theology University of Notre Dame“ Eucharist and Ecumenism is a joy to read Although certainly scholarly any Christian who loves the Eucharist will savor these meditations on the great liturgical writers of the past Cummings makes them come alive Each section deserves careful and prayerful appropriation”—Gary Macy Professor of Theology Santa Clara University“Cummings writes in conclusion to one of his chapters ‘without careful study of the past and of one another’s past we shall remain fixed in our own theological and liturgical insularity’ This commitment is what makes this ‘little’ book such a valuable contribution to both the academy and to a broad readership beyond the classroom Unpretentious soundly liturgical and ecumenically prophetic it accomplishes its straightforward goal most effectively”—Richard Rutherford Professor of Theology University of PortlandOwen F Cummings is the Regents' Professor of Theology and Academic Dean at Mount Angel Seminary Oregon He is also a permanent deacon of the Diocese of Salt Lake City.


1 thoughts on “Eucharist and Ecumenism

  1. Damien Rappuhn Damien Rappuhn says:

    A great introduction to the Eucharist through an ecumenical approach By no means is it comprehensive or systematic It's really just a dozen or so essays on texts from the patristic Reformation and contemporary ages that give us a glimpse into the various approaches on may take in engaging in ecumenical dialogue on the subject of the Eucharist


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