Birettas: Was RE: [liturgy-l] Re: Shortened Asperges
>Next you will have to introduceAdam:
>birettas in the Lutheran Church.
You do mean the little caps and not the handguns, right? Here in Minneapolis we're a little gunshy, having just gone through court cases testing whether, under out state's conceal-and-carry law, churches can ban handguns from cars in their parking lots and whether we must post notices banning them from our buildings. Ah, but I digress.
My point is not to even raise the point about birettas: With the current rage for wearing caps indoors (even by middle-aged men, for crying out loud), it wouldn't take long to get such a get-up established. On the other hand, I suppose, it would be a way of connecting with the (usually) younger generation, eh?
Peace and joy,
Advent is not just four weeks
in which to prepare for Christmas.
Advent is the church’s life.
Advent is Christ’s presence...
and will bring about God’s true reign,
telling us, humanity, that Isaiah’s prophecy
is now fulfilled:
Emmanuel – God with us.
-- Archbishop Oscar Romero, martyr
- I get the distinct feeling that the answer is "no". ;-)
Grace and agape,
“If I had a big car and I was Elvis, that’d be grand!” Father Dougal, Father
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Sent: Thursday, December 09, 2004 7:41 PM
Subject: Re: Birettas: Was RE: [liturgy-l] Re: Shortened Asperges
> >>So, I guess there is a Lutheran version of >>"Anglo-Catholics", huh?
> >>Out of curiosity, is there as much room for theology >>variation as in
> >>Grace and agape,
> Joshua, dear brother, are you sure you want to open that can of worms --
either on or off the list?
> Peace and joy,
> Advent is not just four weeks
> in which to prepare for Christmas.
> Advent is the church’s life.
> Advent is Christ’s presence...
> and will bring about God’s true reign,
> telling us, humanity, that Isaiah’s prophecy
> is now fulfilled:
> Emmanuel – God with us.
> -- Archbishop Oscar Romero, martyr
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