Lift Your Hearts On High

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In this volume, Ronald Byars provides an extensive historical and theological study of the development of eucharistic prayer in the Reformed tradition. He introduces early eucharistic prayer and its development in the Roman tradition, then traces the changes made during the Reformation and in modern times. Byars concludes with a recap of recent ecumenical discussions about eucharistic prayer and discusses its current and future place in Reformed worship. A glossary of terms and extensive appendixes with the texts...

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Overview

In this volume, Ronald Byars provides an extensive historical and theological study of the development of eucharistic prayer in the Reformed tradition. He introduces early eucharistic prayer and its development in the Roman tradition, then traces the changes made during the Reformation and in modern times. Byars concludes with a recap of recent ecumenical discussions about eucharistic prayer and discusses its current and future place in Reformed worship. A glossary of terms and extensive appendixes with the texts of historic eucharistic prayers make this a useful and welcome resource for scholars, students, and clergy.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780664228552
  • Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication date: 6/20/2005
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 0.34 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 9.21 (d)

Meet the Author

Ronald P. Byars is Professor Emeritus of Preaching and Worship at Union Theological Seminary and Presbyterian School of Education in Richmond, Virginia. He is the author of several books, includingChristian Worship in the Foundations of Christian Faith series, The Future of Protestant Worship, and The Bread of Life.

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Table of Contents

1 Early eucharistic prayer 1
2 Eucharistic prayer in the Roman tradition 11
3 Eucharistic prayer and the Reformation 23
4 Reform of eucharistic prayer in modern times 43
5 A crescendo of consensus 55
6 Eucharistic prayer ecumenical and reformed 73
App. A Martin Bucer's eucharistic prayer 85
App. B John Calvin's eucharistic prayer (and exhortation) 87
App. C The Roman Canon 91
App. D John Knox's eucharistic prayer 95
App. E Eucharistic prayer in 1906 Book of Common Worship 97
App. F The Westminster directory of 1644 99
App. G Eucharistic prayer K from the united church of Canada 101
App. H Great thanksgiving A in 1993 Book of Common Worship 103
App. I Time line for Reformed liturgies 107
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