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Why Real Worship Matters, continued...

by Larry Beane

HT: fellow Gottesdienst editor, Fr. Ben T. Ball at in a post at Four and Twenty + Blackbirds.

Notice how in all of these liturgical trainwrecks the defilement of the liturgy involves either entertainment, ethnic culture, the order of creation, or outright syncretism.  In other words, the anthropology of fallen man and his self-serving lusts encroach upon the christocentric Holy Ground of Word and Sacrament.

The good news is that all of these examples are from Roman Catholicism and the Episcopal Church.  The bad news is that those in glass houses...

Lord, have mercy, indeed.