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Luke Dysinger OSB

in Psalmody and Prayer in the Writings of Evagrius Ponticus

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199273201
eISBN:
9780191602986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273200.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter presents a synthesis of the writings of Evagrius Ponticus discussions in this volume. It argues that the monastic discipline of psalmody reflects the Evagrius’ vision of the spiritual ... More


Prelude: Charting the Divine Office

Lila Collamore

in The Divine Office in the Latin Middle Ages: Methodology and Source Studies, Regional Developments, Hagiography

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195124538
eISBN:
9780199868421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124538.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This Prelude provides an introduction to the daily round of the Divine Office, with an outline of the structure of each service (Matins, Lauds, Vespers, and the little hours), and offers descriptions ... More


The Origins of the Western Office

James W. Mckinnon

in The Divine Office in the Latin Middle Ages: Methodology and Source Studies, Regional Developments, Hagiography

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195124538
eISBN:
9780199868421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124538.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter traces the change from private to public prayer hours from the emancipation of the Church under Constantine in 312; the Eastern monastic and cathedral Offices are surveyed and contrasted ... More


Observations on the Divine Office in the Rule of the Master

Joseph Dyer

in The Divine Office in the Latin Middle Ages: Methodology and Source Studies, Regional Developments, Hagiography

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195124538
eISBN:
9780199868421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124538.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Over twenty chapters of the monastic Rule of the Master (early 6th century) are devoted to the organization of the Office. The two separate descriptions of the Office contained in the Rule are ... More


Eastern and Western Elements in the Irish Monastic Prayer of the Hours

Peter Jeffery

in The Divine Office in the Latin Middle Ages: Methodology and Source Studies, Regional Developments, Hagiography

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195124538
eISBN:
9780199868421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124538.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The Divine Office of the early Irish church is one of the more recondite subjects in the study of Western liturgical history, and cannot be studied without looking at the Eastern Christian liturgical ... More


Psalmody and Prayer in the Writings of Evagrius Ponticus

Luke Dysinger OSB

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199273201
eISBN:
9780191602986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273200.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book explores the writings of Evagrius Ponticus. It seeks a connection between the seemingly disparate aspects of Evagrius’ mystical theology by approaching the relationship between psalmody and ... More


Introduction

Luke Dysinger OSB

in Psalmody and Prayer in the Writings of Evagrius Ponticus

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199273201
eISBN:
9780191602986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273200.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion on the debates surrounding the influence of Evagrius Ponticus’ writings in the Christian East and West. The main thesis of this volume is then ... More


The Monastic Discipline of Psalmody

Luke Dysinger OSB

in Psalmody and Prayer in the Writings of Evagrius Ponticus

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199273201
eISBN:
9780191602986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273200.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

In the fourth century, the Book of Psalms gradually displaced other biblical texts used in so-called ‘canonical prayers’. Among the monks, psalmody was one of the exterior ascetical practices which, ... More


Evagrius on Exegesis and Psalmody

Luke Dysinger OSB

in Psalmody and Prayer in the Writings of Evagrius Ponticus

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199273201
eISBN:
9780191602986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273200.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Psalmody and the recitation of other biblical texts served as the gateway to gnostike, the perception of the inner purposes of God beneath the letter of the text. Evagrius believed that the art of ... More


Psalmody as Spiritual Remedy

Luke Dysinger OSB

in Psalmody and Prayer in the Writings of Evagrius Ponticus

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199273201
eISBN:
9780191602986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273200.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

In De oratione 83, Evagrius presents his belief that psalmody serves as a spiritual remedy, a means by which the passions are calmed and the body’s disharmony is rectified. The basis of his faith in ... More


The Psalter as Spiritual Weapon

Luke Dysinger OSB

in Psalmody and Prayer in the Writings of Evagrius Ponticus

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199273201
eISBN:
9780191602986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273200.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Evagrius believed that the spiritual benefits of chanting the psalms went beyond the calming effect of psalmody on the passions. The soul is in continuous warfare against demons that employ logismoi ... More


The Psalter as Contemplative Vision

Luke Dysinger OSB

in Psalmody and Prayer in the Writings of Evagrius Ponticus

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199273201
eISBN:
9780191602986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273200.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Evagrius believed that that Book of Psalms afforded a vision of the whole creation, including the daily struggles of the praktike, as refulgent with divine meaning. The psalter can serve as a ... More


The Lord's Day: Ordinary and Propers

Karen B. Westerfield Tucker

in American Methodist Worship

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195126983
eISBN:
9780199834754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019512698X.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Lord's Day worship in a Methodist congregation consisted of invariable components (“ordinary”) as well as variable components (“propers”). Invariable components that are spoken in the language or ... More


Gems of Exquisite Beauty: How Hymnody Carried Classical Music to America

Peter Mercer-Taylor

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190842796
eISBN:
9780197537787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842796.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In the decades leading up to the Civil War, many Americans first encountered European classical music through excerpts captured in the form of psalm and hymn tunes. Psalmody was the United States’ ... More


The Later Fourth Century

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/9780520221987.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter focuses on liturgical developments in the later fourth century, including psalmody of the Fore-Mass and communion time. Monastic psalmody had a specific influence on two liturgical ... More


Late Antiquity: Latin and Greek, Private, Public, Popular

Derek Attridge

in The Experience of Poetry: From Homer's Listeners to Shakespeare's Readers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198833154
eISBN:
9780191873898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833154.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The fourth to sixth centuries ad witnessed considerable poetic activity, which is the subject of this chapter. Itinerant poets gave performances, and festivals flourished. Poetry in both Latin and ... More


“Our God, Our Help in Ages Past”: The Tradition of Dr. Watts in English Historical Perspective

William T. Dargan

in Lining Out the Word: Dr. Watts Hymn Singing in the Music of Black Americans

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234482
eISBN:
9780520928923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234482.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

While Isaac Watts (1674–1748) is called the father of English hymnody, the form he brought to prominence, with its innate orality and biblical symbolism, has proved itself the foundation for a ... More


Church Building and Architecture

Louis P. Nelson

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume II: Establishment and Empire, 1662 -1829

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199644636
eISBN:
9780191838941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199644636.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

Contrary to popular perceptions, the long eighteenth century was a period of significant church building and the architecture of the Church of England in this era played a critical role in religious ... More


The Koran as Myth

in Islam and the Challenge of Civilization

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251230
eISBN:
9780823252916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251230.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Psalmody and calligraphy, two major Islamic arts, tend to emphasize the signifier at the expense of the signified, lending the Koran an aura of myth. Furthermore, the belief in the uncreated nature ... More


Aural

Eugen J. Pentiuc

in The Old Testament in Eastern Orthodox Tradition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195331226
eISBN:
9780199358380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331226.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

Chapter 6 aims to illustrate in bare outlines just how imaginative and creative the Eastern Orthodox Church tradition has been in selecting, interpreting, and decanting biblical texts, images, and ... More


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