When Language Fails
Liturgy in a Time of Excess
Don Saliers, William R. Cannon Distinguished Professor of Theology and Worship, Emeritus Candler School of Theology, Emory University
The Kavanagh Lecture
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2011 | 2 PM
ISM GREAT HALL
Don E. Saliers recently retired as William R. Cannon Distinguished Professor of Theology and Worship and director of the master of sacred music program at Emory University. After attending Ohio Wesleyan University, he earned his B.D. degree and a Ph. D. from Yale University. Saliers is currently writing on liturgy and theological aesthetics. Previous publications include: Music and Theology (2007), A Song to Sing, a Life to Live (2004), coauthored with daughter Emily Saliers; The Conversation Matters (1999), coauthor; Human Disability and the Service of God (1998), coauthor; Worship Come To Its Senses (1996); Worship As Theology(1994); Christian Spirituality III (1989), coeditor with critical introduction;Handbook For the Christian Year (1986, 1992); K. Barth’s Prayer (1985), coeditor with critical introduction; Worship and Spirituality (1984); and Soul in Paraphrase: Prayer and Religious Affections (1980, 1991).
He also serves on the advisory board of the Institute.