Company of Voices

Company of Voices

by George Guiver

Paperback

$19.50

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780916134976
Publisher: Liturgical Press, The
Publication date: 11/01/1988
Pages: 280

Table of Contents


Preface to the Second Edition ix Publisher's Acknowledgements x Abbreviations xi Introduction xiii Part I Prayer and Human Nature
1 On Earth as in Heaven 3
2 Myth 8
3 Form and Rhythm 17
4 Formula 21
5 Work and Play 29
6 Habeas Corpus 34
7 One Body 39 Part II The History of Daily Prayer
8 The Beginnings 49
9 Monasticism 54
10 Jerusalem 59
11 After Egeria 65
12 Crowd Scenes 73
13 The Byzantine Office 77
14 The Middle Ages in the West 84
15 Personal Prayer 104
16 After the Great Upheaval 115 Part III The Content of Daily Prayer
17 The Prayer of the Body 149
18 Sacred Poetry 151
19 Holy Reading 163
20 The Prayers of the Church 169 Part IV Interpreting the Facts
21 Definition 177
22 Prayer Today 195
23 Prayer is Belonging 212 Part V Sources 217 Notes 253 Select Bibliography 267 Index 275 Illustrations The church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem 61 The bema of Syrian churches 67 The church of Hagia Sophia, Constantinople 75 A service in an Orthodox monastery 79 Charlemagne's empire 93 The choir of Auch cathedral, France 97 Franciscan friars and Minoresses singing in choir 99 Title page of a folio antiphoner of the 'Gallican' office of Rouen 129 Office of the Eternal Wisdom by le Jeune de Franqueville 133 Interior of the Black Church, Brasoy, Transylvania 140 Texts from Simple Celebration in Celebrating Common Prayer 198

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