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Liturgical books


  • Prescribed forms of religious worship and ritual.

  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Form

    • Liturgical books
  • Variants

    • Agenda (Liturgical books)
    • Altar books
    • Benedictionals
    • Collects (Prayers)
    • Communion liturgies
    • Eucharist, Liturgy of the
    • Liturgies and rituals
    • Liturgy of the Eucharist
    • Liturgy of the Lord's Supper
    • Lord's Supper, Liturgy of the
    • Menologion
    • Offertories
    • Ordinals (Liturgical books)
    • Responses (Liturgies)
    • Rituals and liturgies
    • Sacramentaries
    • Service books (Liturgical books)
  • Broader Terms

  • Narrower Terms

  • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Sources

    • found: Religion genre/form terms: information gathered on behalf of the Library of Congress... American Theological Library Association, et. al, c2012:
    • found: Merriam Webster online, June 2, 2015:agendum (pl., agenda: the forms and ceremonies of church liturgy: the ritual or order of worship) response (def. 1a: a liturgical answer in the form of a verse, sentence, phrase, or word sung or said by the people or choir after or in reply to the officiant at a religious service) ordinal (1a: a book containing directions for Roman Catholic services every day in the year; 1b: a collection of forms to be used in the Anglican Communion in the consecration of bishops and the ordination of priests and deacons) sacramentary (an early service book of the Western church known in many specific forms and containing typically the celebrant's part of the mass together with prayers for baptisms, ordinations, blessings, and consecrations)
    • found: OED online, Sept. 8, 2015:benedictional (A book containing the forms of episcopal benedictions formerly in use)
  • General Notes

    • Prescribed forms of religious worship and ritual.
  • Change Notes

    • 2015-06-02: new
    • 2015-12-15: revised
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