BRILLIANT by Mosebach: RETURN TO FORM – A CALL FOR THE RESTORATION OF THE ROMAN RITE

Posted March 8, 2017 6:04 pm by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf

BRILLIANT by Mosebach: RETURN TO FORM – A CALL FOR THE RESTORATION OF THE ROMAN RITE

I have often lauded the important book by Martin Mosebach The Heresy of Formlessness.  I warmly recommend it.  US HERE – UK HERE  As a matter of fact, it was first on my suggestions for Lenten reading.  HERE
First Things has published a piece by Mosebach from last December 2016.  Let’s have a look with my now legendary emphases and comments:
RETURN TO FORM: A CALL FOR THE RESTORATION OF THE ROMAN RITE
The times in which a new form is born are extremely rare in the history of mankind. Great forms are characterized by their ability to outlive the age in which they emerge and to pursue

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