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Discourse in Ritual Studies (Empirical Studies in Theology) by Schilderman, J.B.A.M., Hans Schilderman

By Schilderman, J.B.A.M., Hans Schilderman

Discourse in Ritual stories deals an advent into the research of public worship from the viewpoint of formality studies.The contributing authors confront an action-oriented and empirical method of formality reviews with perennial and normative questions that represent the research of liturgy.

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There are non-communal and non-religious rites, just as there are non-religious or non-ritual communities, and there are probably non-ritual or noncommunal religions. The varieties themselves can be studied in other disciplines as well. However, liturgy as the proper object of liturgical studies presupposes interaction of these dimensions. That is not to say that characteristics of belonging, believing and ritualising are always clearly present in a normative or empirical sense. In fact, assessment of the varieties within each dimension is the main task of liturgical studies as a discipline: to conceptualise, describe, compare and explain these dimensions of belonging, believing and ritualising in their interaction.

The varieties themselves can be studied in other disciplines as well. However, liturgy as the proper object of liturgical studies presupposes interaction of these dimensions. That is not to say that characteristics of belonging, believing and ritualising are always clearly present in a normative or empirical sense. In fact, assessment of the varieties within each dimension is the main task of liturgical studies as a discipline: to conceptualise, describe, compare and explain these dimensions of belonging, believing and ritualising in their interaction.

Even at an abstract level there are any number of problems that constitute a legitimate range for liturgical research. Here we merely discuss one that we consider relevant for practical theology, namely liturgical quality. To this end we examine the religious focus of liturgical quality and the normative perspective in which it is placed in theology. Religious focus Liturgy is a primary religious practice. A religion is known by its public representation. Whatever its beliefs, its signiÀcance derives from its shared expression and its ritual form.

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