The Origins of Feasts, Fasts and Seasons in Early Christianity

The Origins of Feasts, Fasts and Seasons in Early Christianity

Paul F. Bradshaw

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The book deals with the origins of the liturgical year - the feasts, fasts and seasons. It is accessible to the general reader and to students, while being a serious academic text.


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Paul F. Bradshaw:
Paul Bradshaw is Emeritus Professor of Liturgy at the University of Notre Dame and Priest-Vicar Emeritus of Westminster Abbey. He is a former President of Societas Liturgica and of the North American Academy of Liturgy.<br><br>Paul Bradshaw is Professor of Liturgy at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana, U.S.A., and holds a Ph.D. from London University, a D.D. from Oxford University, and an honorary D.D. from the General Theological Seminary, New York. Between 1995 and 2008 he served as Director of Notre Dames London Undergraduate Program, and still teaches there periodically. He is an honorary Canon of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern Indiana, priest-vicar of Westminster Abbey, and a member of the Church of England Liturgical Commission. He is also one of only two people ever to have been president of both the North American Academy of Liturgy (1993-94) and the international Societas Liturgica (1993-95), and from 1987 to 2005 he was editor-in-chief of the journal.

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