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Bollhagen, James. Ecclesiastes (Concordia Commentary). St. Louis, Concordia, 2011. 475 Pages. Cloth. $49.99. www.cph.org (P)

Voelz, James. W. Mark 1:1-8:26 (Concordia Commentary). St. Louis, Concordia, 2013. 737 Pages. Cloth. $49.99. www.cph.org (P)

Peters, Albrecht. Translated by Holger K. Sonntag. Creed (Commentary on Luther's Catechisms). St. Louis: Concordia, 2011. 588 Pages. Paper. $42.99. http://www.cph.org/ (P)
Peters, Albrecht. Translated by Holger K. Sonntag. Lord's Prayer (Commentary on Luther's Catechisms). St. Louis: Concordia, 2011. 222 Pages. Paper. $42.99. http://www.cph.org/ (P) Peters, Albrecht. Translated by Holger K. Sonntag. Baptism and Lord's Supper Commandments (Commentary on Luther's Catechisms). St. Louis: Concordia, 2012. 248 Pages. Paper. $42.99. http://www.cph.org/ (P) Peters, Albrecht. Translated by Holger K. Sonntag. Confession and Christian Life (Commentary on Luther's Catechisms). St. Louis: Concordia, 2013. 280 Pages. Paper. $42.99. (…

FW: Liturgy wars. . .

More from Peters…Feed: Pastoral Meanderings
Posted on: Saturday, November 30, 2013 5:00 AM
Author: noreply@blogger.com (Pastor Peters)
Subject: Liturgy wars. . . A friend directed me to an interesting paper by Dom Alcuin Reid on The New Liturgical Movement After the Pontificate of Benedict XVI.  It was interesting although the worship wars of the Roman Catholic Church are distinctly different than the worship wars of Lutheranism.

The paper begins with a note to the difference in dress between BXVI and Francis upon their election and first appearance from the central loggia of St. Peter's Basilica.  At that point the whole world knew that Francis was not Benedict.  His attire said as much.  He made a personal decision to reject how popes had traditionally vested for the Urbi et Orbi moment.  Dom Alcuin Reid cautions about making each pope's style or personal preference the victory or defeat of the liturgy.  In fact he goes on to cite the difficulty in a media age from distinguishing…

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Hodge, Bodie, General Editor. The War on Christmas: Battles in Faith, Tradition, and Religious Expression. Green Forest, AR: Master Books, 2013. 144 Pages. Paper. $17.99. http://www.masterbooks.net (LHP)




Closing Issue 7.4 and Volume 7 and Opening Volume 8 and Issue 8.1

Advent: Closing Issue 7.4 and Opening Issue 8.1

This post will mark the last entry in QBR 7.4, Angels' Tide,
and the opening entry in Christmastide, QBR 8.1