Peter Jeffery: Tradition, Language, and Culture in Liturgiam Authenticam

Event time: 
Monday, December 8, 2003 - 4:30pm
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Part of the ISM’s Liturgy Symposium

ISM Great Hall, 409, Prospect Street, New Haven


The author of “A Chant Historian Reads Liturgiam Authenticam,” a forthcoming paper to be published in four installments, will lead a discussion of issues raised by the Vatican’s 2001 statement on liturgical translation, comparing modern and traditional approaches to Biblical interpretation, literalism, gender-inclusive vocabulary, classical and colloquial style, and the uses of Latin and vernacular in the history of the Roman rite.

Peter Jeffery is Scheide Professor of Music History at Princeton University.