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Ritualized Faith: Essays on the Philosophy of Liturgy

Terence Cuneo


Central to the lives of the religiously committed are not simply religious convictions but also religious practices. The religiously committed, for example, regularly assemble to engage in religious rites, including corporate liturgical worship. Although the participation in liturgy is central to the religious lives of many, few philosophers have given it attention. This book turns attention to liturgy, contending that the topic proves itself to be both philosophically rich and rewarding. Taking the liturgical practices of Eastern Christianity as its focal point, Ritualized Faith examines issu ... More

Keywords: liturgy, Eastern Christianity, ethical importance, iconography, ritualized activity, singing

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780198757757
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757757.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Terence Cuneo, author
Marsh Professor of Intellectual and Moral Philosophy, University of Vermont