The Spirit of the Liturgy [Romano Guardini, Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, Robert Sarah] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In honor of its. The Spirit of the Liturgy has ratings and 14 reviews. Steve said: Meh. This was a free e-book I found on Amazon. Previously I had read his monumental. Of all that I have to be thankful for at Thanksgiving, my Catholic faith is among those things for which I am most grateful. That is not a pious.

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While there are some very good chapters and some great lines to meditate on, overall off book has too much theology and philosophy for the ordinary reader.

It was recommended to be from a friend, and I’ll say that it was indeed a great recommendation. Schen rated it liked it Mar 04, Jared Smith rated it really liked it Feb 16, When this little book first appeared, it immediately brought wide recognition to a young theologian who would become an important force in the renewal of theology in the twentieth century.

And at the time it was written, the liturgy was in Latin, so much of what Guardini has written no longer applies unless you live in an Opus Dei parish, with its weekly Latin offering to true believers hoping for a return to the Good Old Days. In addition, along the way, Guardini also tells a few whoppers. These are not central to Guardini’s subject, but he would of been better off leaving out statements like “[t]he Church has always condemned every attempt at attacking science, art, property, and so on.

Aibok Rynjah rated it liked it Oct 04, Still worth the read.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. That one kind of goes beyond things Catholic, and works itself deeply, and beautifully, into the gospels.


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Open Preview See a Problem? A must read for those who desire to see the trajectory of liturgical renewal from mid 19th century chant revival through the Second Vatican Council.

If going to church is boring, you gotta ask yourself whether you are going to praise and glorify God, or some other reason. Jan 28, booklady marked it as backburner Shelves: Nommangaliso Phalwane rated it really liked it Sep 05, The Prayer of the Liturgy.

Jun 27, Rich rated it really liked it Shelves: To ask other readers questions about The Spirit of the Liturgyplease sign up. The Spirit of the Liturgy Rev. Further, it is difficult not to find oneself represented in at least a few of Guardini’s descriptions.

Originally written inthis profound reflection on the nature of liturgical worship still stands as a guiding Rodlyn Joachim rated it it was amazing Oct 31, Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Emmanuel Gati-Diame rated it liked it Oct 20, Originally written inthis profound reflection on the nature lituegy liturgical worship still stands as a guiding light for today’s renewal of worship and prayer.

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If he hadn’t heard it, he certainly knew of it. Lists with This Book. All this it is which must be revealed, expressed, sought after, found, and imparted by every possible means and method; and when this is accomplished, lo!

Trivia About The Ltiurgy of the The Symbolism of the Liturgy. It is only when prayer is sustained by and steeped in clear and fruitful religious thought, that it can be of service to a corporate body, composed of distinct elements, all actuated by varying emotions.


Aug 12, Steve rated it liked it Shelves: Woven throughout are comments complaints? Spirit of the Liturgywritten inalso starts out beautifully, but by chapter 2 it gets a bit creepy with its Christian as Hive member characterization. Pedro Barrios rated it did not like it May 16, Parth rated it really liked it Jul 04, Romano Guardini was a Catholic priest, author, and academic.

This celebration not only includes me, our congregation, but all of the Church around the world as well as those who have gone before us, and those who will come after us.

The Spirit of the Liturgy by Romano Guardini

Clearly apparent why Joseph Ratzinger was compelled to write his own volume with the same title. Throughout this period he also worked as a chaplain to the Catholic youth movement. See 1 question about The Spirit of the Liturgy…. Guardini died in Munich on 1 October The Nazis forced him to resign from his Berlin position in I’d say for the average joe the book is a little on the difficult side being written in the early 2oth century, especially as it is a translated work, guardinii I believe adds some slight difficulty.

Jan 01, Fr. The Style of the Liturgy.

Originally written inthis profound reflection on the nature of liturgical worship still stands as a guiding light for today’s renewal of worship and spiit.