Daily liturgical prayer : origins and theology / Gregory W. Woolfenden.Material type: BookSeries: Liturgy, worship, and society: Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2004Description: xii, 326 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0754616002 (alk. paper); 9780754616009 (alk. paper); 0754616010 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780754616016 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Divine office -- Texts -- History and criticismDDC classification: 264.1509 WOO 2004
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Introduction and survey of research -- From evening to morning: biblical and patristic symbolism -- The Church Orders -- A brief summary of historical developments and geographical locations -- From Jerusalem and the Palestinian monastic traditions to modern orthodoxy -- The Jerusalem pattern of prayer in Cappadocia and Armenia -- Vespers and matins in pre-Crusades Constantinople and later developments -- The east Syrian/Chaldean tradition -- The west Syrian and Maronite traditions -- The daily prayer of the Coptic and Ethiopian churches -- The Roman and Benedictine offices -- The old Spanish offices -- The Ambrosian and other non-Roman western traditions -- The shape and theology of the office.