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Ritualized Faith : Essays on the Philosophy of Liturgy (Hardcover) (Terence Cuneo)

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Central to the lives of the religiously committed are not simply religious convictions but also religious practices. The religiously committed, for example, regularly assemble to engage in religious rites, including corporate liturgical worship. Although the participation in liturgy is central to the religious lives of many, few philosophers have given it attention. In this collection of essays, Terence Cuneo turns his attention to liturgy, contending that the topic proves itself to be philosophically rich and rewarding. Taking the liturgical practices of Eastern Christianity as its focal point,Ritualized Faith examines issues such as what the ethical importance of ritualized religious activities might be, what it is to immerse oneself in such activities, and what the significance of liturgical singing and iconography are. In doing so, Cuneo makes sense of these liturgical practices and indicates why they deserve a place in the religiously committed life.
Number of Pages: 228.0
Genre: Religion + Beliefs
Sub-Genre: Philosophy, Christianity / Theology / General
Series Title: Oxford Studies in Analytic Theology
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr
Author: Terence Cuneo
Language: English
Street Date: May 3, 2016
TCIN: 51135904
UPC: 9780198757757
Item Number (DPCI): 248-16-1420

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