By: WILKINSON, JOHN
David Brown Book Co: July 1999
Seller ID: 174132
Binding: School & Library Binding
Somewhere around the year 400, a devout Spanish nun traveled on a lenten pilgrimage to the Holy Land, keeping a diary of her journey. That diary has become a priceless witness to us of the fourth century Church's liturgical practices during Lent and Holy Week. The churches Constantine had built at the places of our Lord's passion were only two generations old as she wrote, and their availability as destinations of processions and divine services tended to make the Jerusalem church's Holy Week and Easter services normative for the rest of the Church. John Wilkinson's new translation is suppleme... View More...