Corso
Elenco corsi a.a. 2016/2017
Anno accademico 2016/2017

Introduzione alla liturgia RA0701

3 ECTS
Docente
Sede di Gerusalemme
Secondo semestre

FINALITÀ

To introduce students in a systematic and comprehensive way to the basic knowledge of Liturgy in relationship to the history of salvation throughout the centuries and according to the reform of the Second Vatican Council; To familiarize them with contemporary models of perceiving the itual life of Christian worship as a commemoration, celebration and life of the Paschal Mystery; To lead the students to the understanding of the liturgy as a sacramental experience of God’s saving events accomplished in Christ and now effective in the Church today; To enable students deepen a personal and communitarian liturgical spirituality that enables them to properly live out and animate liturgical celebrations within their own religious communities and parishes.

ARGOMENTI

Etymology and derivation of the term ‘Liturgy’; Liturgy in the ancient, Old and New Testament world; Practice of Liturgy in the Apostolic Church; Development of Liturgy from the early Church to Modern times; Pre-Vatican II developments; Liturgical Movement; Liturgical Vision of Vatican II; Sacrosanctum Concilium; Liturgical Books; Various elementsof Liturgy; Lex Orandi Lex Credendi, Encounter with God; Rite: Purpose and Value; Mysterion – Sacramentum; Liturgical Signs, Symbols and Laws; Liturgical Inculturation; Theology of Liturgy; Ars Celebrandi. Learning Outcomes: At the end of the lessons the students will be able to: - Understand Liturgy as a locus theologicus; - Understand the basic historical development of Liturgy; - Explain the role of liturgy in the context of Salvation History and the Reforms of Vatican II; - Acquire familiarity with the skills required to animate liturgical celebrations; - Explain the meaning of signs, symbols and ritual used in Catholic Liturgical and Sacramental domain.

TESTI

Textbook: RATZINGER JOSEPH, The Spirit of the Liturgy (San Francisco, Ignatius Press 2000). Essential Required Documents: FLANNERY AUSTIN (ed.), Vatican Council II, the Conciliar and Post-conciliar Documents (Collegeville, Liturgical Press 1996). UNITED STATES CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS, General Instructions of the Roman Missal (Washington DC., 2011). Bibliography: BAUMSTARK ANTON, On the Historical Development of the Liturgy, Translated by FRITZ WEST (Collegeville-MN, Liturgical Press 2011); BRADSHAW PAUL F., Early Christian Worship: A Basic Introduction to Ideas and Practice (Collegeville-MN, Liturgical Press 2011); ID., Reconstructing Early Christian Worship (Collegeville-MN, Liturgical Press 2011); ID., The Search for the Origins of Christian Worship: Sources and Methods for the Study of Early Liturgy (New York, Oxford University Press 2002); CHESLYN JONES-WAINWRIGHT G.-YARNOLD E.-BRADSHAW P. (ed.), The Study of Liturgy (New York, Oxford University Press 1992); CHUPUNGCO ANSCAR (ed.), Handbook for Liturgical studies (Collegeville, Pueblo 2000); CRICHTON JAMES DUNLOP, The Church’s Worship -Considerations on the Liturgical Constitution of the Second Vatican Council (New York, Sheed and Ward 1964); DEISS LUCIEN, Springtime of the Liturgy (Collegeville, Liturgical Press 1987); ETTORRI JOSEPH, Liturgy and Sacramental Theology (Nairobi, CUEA 2006); LANG BERNHARD, Sacred Games: A History of Christian Worship (New Haven, Yale University Press 1997); LEE BERNARD J. (ed.), Alternative Futures for Worship, 7 vols. (Collegeville-MN, The Liturgical Press 1987); MARTIMORT AIMÉ GEORGES (ed.), The Church at Prayer, Principle of the Liturgy, Vol. 1 (London, Chapman 1987); MARTINEZ GERMAN, Signs of Freedom. Theology of the Christian Sacraments (New York, Paulist Press 2003); MARTOS JOSEPH, Doors to the Sacred: A Historical Introduction to Sacraments in the Catholic Church (Tarrytown-NY, Triumph Books 2001); METZGER MARCEL, History of the Liturgy: The Major Stages (Collegeville-MN, The Liturgical Press 1997); SEARLE MARK, Liturgy Made Simple (Collegeville, Liturgical Press 1981); SMOLARSKI DENNIS, Sacred Mysteries: Sacramental Principles and Liturgical Practice (New York, Paulist Press 1995); SENN FRANK, The People’s Work: A Social History of the Liturgy (Minneapolis, Augsburg Fortress 2006); STRINGER MARTIN D., A Sociological History of Christian Worship (Cambridge, University Press 2005); WANJALA MOSES, Foretaste of Heavenly Liturgy: Commemorating, Celebrating and Living. An Anthropology Theological and Liturgical Reflection on African Sub-Saharan Music through Saint Augustine and Sacrosanctum Concilium (Jerusalem, STS Publications 2015); WEGMAN HERMAN, Christian Worship in East and West: A Study Guide to Liturgical History (Collegeville, Liturgical Press 1985); WHITE JAMES F., A Brief History of Christian Worship (Nashville, Abingdon Press 1993); ID., Documents of Christian Worship: Descriptive and Interpretative Sources (Louisville, Westminster John Knox 1992); ID., Roman Catholic Worship: Trent to Today (Collegeville-MN, Liturgical Press 2003); Reference Works: BRADSHAW PAUL (ed.), New Westminster Dictionary of Liturgy and Worship (Louisville-KY, Westminster John Knox 2003); FINK PETER (ed.), A New Dictionary of Sacramental Theology (Collegeville-MN, Liturgical Press 1990).