Christian Cultural Engagement And Liturgical Inculturation

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

The following essay situates the issue of liturgical inculturation in terms of the larger question of the relationship between the church and culture, attempting to highlight both the inevitable shaping of the church by its cultural environment and the important mission of the church to work for the transformation of culture. Unlike some recent Roman Catholic approaches to inculturation, which often begin by discussing how the text of the liturgy should be adapted to a given cultural...


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