Cult and Culture
- At the hour of our death. Saunders, Kathy // U.S. Catholic;Feb98, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p32
Focuses on Christian funeral rituals. Features of the ruling from the Vatican Congregation for Divine Worship allowing cremated remains to be present in United States churches during funerals; History of Christian funeral rituals; Discussion on custom-made funerals. INSET: Dad, we bid you...
- THE CONTEXTUAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE CHARISMATIC MOVEMENTS IN INDEPENDENT NIGERIA. Ojo, Matthews A. // Africa (Edinburgh University Press);1988, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p175
Focuses on the emergence of the charismatic movements in Nigeria in the 1970s. Information on the interdenominational Christian student organizations in Nigeria; Description of the charismatic revival of the 1970s; Doctrinal approach and religious practices among charismatics.
- The felucca's voyage. Conte, Jeanne // World & I;Aug93, Vol. 8 Issue 8, p268
Features the Feast of the Assumption of Mary in Egypt. Coptic christianity; Joyous respite; Remembrance of martyrs; Coptic-Muslim relations; Attacks against tourists; Blocking of permits; Fundamentalists' influence on government and social policy.
- Libri ricevuti. // Studi e Materiali di Storia delle Religioni;2011, Vol. 77 Issue 1, p276
A list of books received for the 2011 issue of the Studi e Materiali di Storia delle Religioni journal is presented, including the works "Orthodoxie et hÃ©rÃ©sie aux dÃ©buts du christianisme," by W. Bauer, "Vita e studi di Timoteo I, patriarca cristiano di Baghdad," by V. Berti, and "The...
- Regaining our ritual coherence: The question of textuality and worship in ecumenical reception. Naude, Piet J. // Journal of Ecumenical Studies;Spring98, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p235
Discusses the issue of ritual coherence based on textuality and worship in ecumenical reception. Social stratification of oral theory and history writing; Theological imperialism; Worship and liturgy as constitutions of Christianity; Nature of Christian theology as doxological practice.
- Our most ancient celebration. Macy, Gary // National Catholic Reporter;12/20/2002, Vol. 39 Issue 8, p21
Focuses on the Christian ceremony Our Lady of Guadalupe celebrated in the U.S. since 1755. Origin of the ceremony; Report on the ceremony celebrated in Santa Rita, Arizona in 1851; Highlights of the celebration in Conejos, Colorado in 1874.
- The State of Mexico Today. DIAZ, PASCUAL // America;1/14/1928, Vol. 38 Issue 14, p336
The author describes the persecution of the Catholic faithful in Mexico as of 1928. He deplores the forcible expulsion of Bishops while those who remain are in hiding. He says that parish churches are locked up and all religious services and the administration of the sacraments are not allowed...
- Popular Devotion in the Eastern Rites. LAFARGE, JOHN // America;3/21/1936, Vol. 54 Issue 24, p565
The author compares the Eastern Christian rites to those of the Western Christian rites. Father Donnelly explains Eastern Christian rituals and says that in the Byzantine rite, the invocation occurs whenever possible while in the Western rites, the Dominus vobiscum occurs. The author believes...
- Tradition and Progress. // America;1/30/1926, Vol. 34 Issue 16, p369
The article focuses on the impact of tradition and progress to Catholics in the U.S. As stated, tradition is not the enemy of progress, it is the best friend progress has. Tradition is the thing progress possible and is the secure possession of all true and good. However, progress is only...