Reconciling the Historical and the Contemporary in Liturgical Enactment

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A discussion of the problems and potential insights from reconstructing and modern re-enactments of medieval liturgical ceremonies. The author was a member of an International Research Group invited as discussants within a UK Research Council funded project "Experience of Worship in Late Medieval Cathedral and Parish Church" and in this article reflects theoretically on the practical re-enactment of medieval worship, historiographically as well as through modern theory of performativity.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLate Medieval Liturgies Enacted : The Experience of Worship in Cathedral and Parish Church
EditorsSally Harper, P.S. Barnwell, Magnus Williamson
Number of pages10
Place of PublicationFarnham, Surrey, England
Publication date2016
ISBN (Print)9781472441379
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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