Talley has brought together in one volume material extremely difficult to locate elsewhere. Included are discussions of the origins of Easter and Holy Week, Christmas, Epiphany, Lent with its connection to catechesis, and related issues such as the Christian week and the development of the lectionary. 254 pp.
An Eighth Day View:
In this definitive work, Thomas Talley draws on all the resources of historical scholarship to examine and unravel the complications brought to liturgical time by the blending of local traditions.