Towards a People's Liturgy: The Importance of Language

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Gracewing Publishing, 1994 - Language and languages - 116 pages
"Since the introduction of the vernacular into Catholic liturgy, there has been much discussion of its effect on Mass attendance, and of lay people's experience of public worship. In this important study Mark Elvins examines the roots of vernacular liturgy - from the first English Bible translations of men like Wycliffe, through the establishment of ICEL, and up until the current controversies over inclusive language ...." [from back cover]

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Contents

The Triumph of Latin
5
English Rediscovered
17
Bible English
27
The Vernacular
36
English English
44
Divided by Gender
51
The Work of Translation
59
The Association for English Worship
68
A Personal Reflection
83
Appendix I
90
Appendix II
97
Appendix III
109
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