A History Of Liturgical Catechesis Part I

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

The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults is based on a long tradition of uniting the church's ministry of teaching (catechesis) with its ministry of worship (liturgy). This tradition has been recovered in the past two centuries in what has come to be called the "liturgical movement. "

The word catechesis literally means a "sounding down," a "re-echoing down to another" (from the Greek katechein: kata [down] and echein [to sound]). Early Christians adopted the word in their follow-up work...


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