Friday, July 27, 2012

"uni deo, una & eadem formula, preces, & laudes adhibendi"

"to one God, with one and the same formula, let prayers and praise be addressed".

     Brevarium Romanum (1568), 3, as translated by Nathan D. Mitchell, who calls this "Counter-Reformation Catholicism's liturgical motto".  Nathan D. Mitchell, "8. Reforms, Protestant and Catholic," The Oxford history of Christian worship, ed. Geoffrey Wainwright and Karen B. Westerfield Tucker (New York, NY:  Oxford University Press, 2006), 339, 350 (307-350).

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