Documents and Introductory Materials

Index Page

Part 1 Introduction

Part 2 History of the Liturgy

Part 3 Theological Issues

Part 4 Liturgical Issues

Part 5 Liturgical Law

Part 6 Other Roman Rituals  Not Covered Elsewhere On My Website

Part 7 Non-Catholic Rites

Part 8 Non-Roman Rites

Part 9 Non-Christian Religious Rites

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Part 1 Introduction

11 General Introduction to Fr. Tom's Courses and Teaching Method

12 General Introduction to My Online Courses

13 Tips for Online Learning

14 Sources and Resources

15 People in Liturgy

16 Documents and Dates

17 Bibliography

18 Glossary

19 Abbreviations

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Part 2 History of the Liturgy

20 Overview

21 Apostolic [0-399]

22 Patristic [400-799]

23 Early Medieval [800-1199]

24 Medieval [1200-1299]

25 Late Medieval [1300-1499]

26 Reformation [1500-1699]

27 After Trent [1700-1899]

28 Before Vatican II [1900-1959]

29a Vatican II [1960-1975]

29b Four Treasures in the Attic

30 After Vatican II [1975-2050]

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Part 3 Theological Issues

31 Sacrament

31 Chauvet and Sacrament

32 Lex Orandi

33 Spirituality

34 The Holy Spirit and the Liturgy

35 Liturgical Language

36 Liturgy and Culture

37 Sacred Scripture

38 Evangelization and Catechesis

39 Hispanic Liturgy

40 Ecumenism

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Part 4 Liturgical Issues

41 Liturgy and Psychology

42 Symbol and Metaphor

43 Structure and Elements of a Rite

44 Movement and Posture

45 Music

46 Environment and Art

47 Planning Liturgies

48 Leading Liturgies

49 Evaluating Liturgies

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Part 5 Liturgical Law

51Introduction to Liturgical Law

52 General Liturgical Principles

53 Sources of Liturgical Law

54 How Liturgical Laws Are Made

55 The Code of Canon Law and Liturgy

 

57 Access to the Sacraments for Handicapped Persons

 

 

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Part 6 Other Roman Rituals Not Covered Elsewhere on My Website

61 Liturgy of the Hours

62

63 Sacramentals / Blessings

64 Religious Profession

65

66 Consecration of Virgins and Hermits

 

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Part 7 Non-Roman Rites
(Rites other than "Roman" both Orthodox and Catholic)

71 Introduction to the "East"

72 Syrian

73 Armenian

74 Coptic

75 Ethiopian / Eritrean

76 Orthodox Churches

77 Byzantine

78 Eastern Catholic Churches

79 Eastern Catholics in the USA

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Part 8 Non-Catholic Rites
(Churches of the Reformation)

80 Churches of the Reformation

81 Lutheran

82 Anglican / Episcopal / Quakers

83Congregationalist

84 Presbyterian

85 Methodists

86 Baptist

87 United Church of Christ

88 Mennonite

89 Pentecostal

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Part 9 Non-Christian Religious Rites

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91 Introduction

92 Buddhism

93 Hinduism
 

94 Confucianism

95 Judaism

96 Islam

97 Native American Religions

98 Mormons

99 Jehovah Witness