Blessing the World

Blessing the World

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In Blessing the World, Derek A. Rivard studies liturgical blessing and its role in the religious life of Christians during the central and later Middle Ages, with a particular focus on the blessings of the Franco-Roman liturgical tradition from the tenth to late thirteenth centuries.... in the older Latin liturgical books; the first appearance of this type of blessing occurs in the first printing of the manuale of ... numena#39;s protection, their content and meaning probably played an important role, as is clear from the readings from the ... Ibid., 1:632: Primo fiat aqua benedicta et aspergatur furnellus per circuitum.

Title:Blessing the World
Author:Derek A. Rivard
Publisher:CUA Press - 2009-01-01


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