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Essays in Memory of Fr. Alexander Schmemann

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Editor(s): 
Porter C. Taylor
  • Eugene, OR: 
    Wipf & Stock
    , April
     2019.
     274 pages.
     $26.40.
     Paperback.
    ISBN
    9781532632709.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.

Description

Fr. Alexander Schmemann continues to influence liturgical and sacramental theologies some thirty-five years after his death. Despite the wide acceptance within Protestant circles of his timeless classic, For the Life of the Worldthere has been relatively little written about him from an ecumenical context. This volume of collected essays seeks to explore his theological legacy and further his work. With essays from leading scholars such as David Fagerberg, Bruce Morrill, Joyce Zimmerman, and more, this volume is meant for both teachers and students of liturgical and sacramental theology. In an effort to introduce Schmemann to a wider audience and to celebrate his work through meaningful engagement and dialogue, contributors come from a wide variety of ecclesiastical backgrounds: Anglican, Roman Catholic, Orthodox, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Methodist, Free Church, and more.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Porter C. Taylor is a doctoral student at the University of Aberdeen where he is writing his dissertation on liturgical theology. He is a priest in the Anglican Diocese of Pittsburgh and serves at Church of the Apostles, Kansas City as Theologian in Residence.

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