Acknowledging the presence of the past
Posted: 04 Jul 2014 @ 00:09
James Steven looks at issues that arise in
compiling centenary services locally
THERE is no shortage of information on the centenary of the
First World War. A browse of websites reveals a busy calendar of
events. Resources for churches are similarly plentiful, ranging
from the Liturgical Commission's online resource pack to material
from the Quakers.
Planning a liturgy to mark the centenary, however, presents
dilemmas that are not resolved by accumulating ideas. We need first
to ask what we expect the liturgy to do.
In formulating a response, I am ...
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