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19049Re: [liturgy-l] Cliches

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  • mbennett1944@comcast.net
    Aug 3, 2004
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      Liturgy should be "seeker-friendly."
      Why should a 21st century priest wear a 1st century costume?
      The music of the liturgy should like the music from the first button of your car radio.

      Mike Bennett



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      > I'm working on an essay that seems to want to organize itself around
      > clich�s concerning liturgy which are often used or abused argumentatively.
      > So far I've referenced
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      > The church has always supported the arts.
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      > Shouldn't we give our best to God?
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      > One can only get out of liturgy what one puts in to it.
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      > Liturgy is worship.
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      > Liturgy is meant to praise God.
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      > Liturgy is the prayer of the whole church.
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      > The priest is the image of Christ..
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      > Good music is essential to liturgy.
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      > Any further clich�s or rephrasings of the above, with or without your
      > visceral responses, would be greatly appreciated.
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      > Tom Poelker
      > St. Louis MO
      > USA
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