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Holy Week

Ronald Hutton

in The Stations of the Sun: A History of the Ritual Year in Britain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205708
eISBN:
9780191676758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205708.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the origins of Holy Week. For medieval clergy and congregations in Britain, the first clear sign that Lent was drawing to a close came upon Palm Sunday, the fifth in the fast, ... More


PROCESSION, VESPERS, SONGS, AND ORGAN: The Scuole Piccole and Music to 1600

Jonathan E. Glixon

in Honoring God and the City: Music at the Venetian Confraternities, 1260-1807

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195134896
eISBN:
9780199868049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134896.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses the earliest musical activities at the hundreds of smaller confraternities known as scuole piccole. It provides an overview of the variety of scuole piccole and their ... More


University community engagement project: engaging the popular imagination and the ‘Holy Week’ culture1

Peter Mayo

in Higher Education in a Globalising World: Community Engagement and Lifelong Learning

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526140920
eISBN:
9781526146700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140937.00013
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter provides a concrete example of a university community engagement project deriving from an annual series of commemorative events that capture the imagination of specific communities in ... More


A Second Look at Myth, History, and Monument

Mary M. Schaefer

in Women in Pastoral Office: The Story of Santa Prassede, Rome

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199977628
eISBN:
9780199369935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977628.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

3–5 sentences, or around 120 words and no more than 200 words Chapter six systematizes the content of chapter one, summarizing gender relationships and analyzing structural changes ... More


Crowds and Collective Affect in Romanos’s Biblical Retellings

Georgia Frank

in The Garb of Being: Embodiment and the Pursuit of Holiness in Late Ancient Christianity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780823287024
eISBN:
9780823288908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823287024.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines the role of internal groupings within the biblical episodes retold in Romanos the Melodist’s (ca. 555) hymns (or, kontakia). Performed for liturgical festivals, these sung ... More


The Art of Festival and the Dance of Life

Gordon Graham

in The Re-enchantment of the World: Art versus Religion

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199265961
eISBN:
9780191708756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265961.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter explores the concepts of ‘the holy’ and ‘festival’. Building on passages in Nietzsche and Gadamer, it sets out both the possibilities and the limits for a secular equivalent to the great ... More


The Pattern of Discrimination

Ariel Toaff

in Love, Work and Death: Jewish Life in Medieval Umbria

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774198
eISBN:
9781800340954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774198.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses Jewish–Christian relations in late medieval Italy. The daily business and general relations between Jews and the non-itinerant clergy in Umbrian communes in the late Middle ... More


Feria, fast, and feast: The rhythm of the liturgical year

Joan Greatrex

in The English Benedictine Cathedral Priories: Rule and Practice, c. 1270-1420

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199250738
eISBN:
9780191728570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250738.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

The chronological structure of the previous chapters is interrupted here in order to illustrate the structure of the liturgical year. The sequence of the liturgical seasons, with their observances ... More


‘Ecce Rex’: Conscience and Homiletic Discourse in B 19 1

SARAH WOOD

in Conscience and the Composition of Piers Plowman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199653768
eISBN:
9780191741678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653768.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Poetry

In B 19, Langland turns to homiletic discourse as he again recasts the themes of Conscience's earlier debate with Meed into newly spiritualised forms in Conscience's long speech on Christ as knight, ... More


The Tract

James Mckinnon

in The Advent Project: The Later Seventh-Century Creation of the Roman Mass Proper

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221987
eISBN:
9780520924338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221987.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter gives an overview on the origin of seventh-century Roman tracts. Laudate dominum could be the earliest of all tracts, sung in conjunction with the alleluia-psalm Confitemini already in ... More


The Easter Holidays

Ronald Hutton

in The Stations of the Sun: A History of the Ritual Year in Britain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205708
eISBN:
9780191676758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205708.003.0020
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Alfred the Great decreed a cessation of any need to labour in the fortnight on either side of Easter. By the thirteenth century, the period of rest from labour had been curtailed to remove the first ... More


The Cross in Music

Richard Viladesau

in The Wisdom and Power of the Cross: The Passion of Christ in Theology and the Arts -- Late- and Post-Modernity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780197516522
eISBN:
9780197516553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197516522.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Like art, music proliferated in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Although only a very small part of that output consisted of religious music, and even less of sacred music that involves the ... More


Introduction

Robert L. Kendrick

in Fruits of the Cross: Passiontide Music Theater in Habsburg Vienna

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297579
eISBN:
9780520969872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297579.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Opera

The introduction uses the opening of a 1697 sepolcro, La Virtù della Croce, to introduce the thematics, dramatic means, performance situations, and visual images typical of the genre. It also ... More


Santuario de Chimayó

Frank Graziano

in Historic Churches of New Mexico Today

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190663476
eISBN:
9780190940263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190663476.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

After a summary of the santuario’s history, the Christ of Esquipulas is discussed in relation to the Guatemalan image by the same name and to other Black Christs in the region. The use of holy dirt ... More


Liturgy and the Moral Life

Terence Cuneo

in Ritualized Faith: Essays on the Philosophy of Liturgy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757757
eISBN:
9780191817663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757757.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

If you attend the performance of most Christian liturgies, you will find the assembled reading and listening to the scriptural depiction of various events that compose the core Christian narrative. ... More


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