Local lectionary sites

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This chapter engages the Revised Common Lectionary (RCL) through my eyes and musings as a native of Oceania, and calls for a supplementing Commoners' Lectionary which privileges the struggles of commoners in societies throughout. This supplementing lectionary would be inviting and open-ended, with several options, and engaging, with opportunities for worshippers to wade into the currents of welcome, lamentation and resistance. It would also embrace local texts, like the poem by Konai Helu-Thaman and the artwork by Emmanuel Garibay with which this chapter closes.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationChristian Worship in Australia
Subtitle of host publicationInculturating the Liturgical Tradition
EditorsStephen Burns, Anita Monro
Place of PublicationStrathfield, NSW
PublisherSt Pauls Publications
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)9781921472107
Publication statusPublished - 2009


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