Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who uses or advocates the use of liturgical forms.
  • noun A scholar in liturgics.
  • noun A compiler of a liturgy or liturgies.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A leader in public worship; a liturge.
  • noun An authority on liturgies; a liturgiologist.
  • noun One who uses or favors the use of a liturgy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who favors or adheres strictly to a liturgy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person knowledgable about liturgy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an authority on liturgies

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Examples

  • Chaim was known as the liturgist of the reform movement of Judaism, and his move to Miami was welcomed.

    Lea Lane: Media Vultures, Waiting On Death

  • If you've already read oodles about Samhain on the internet, you know its roots and know all that stuff about it being a Celtic new-year (a new calendar year in the NRDNA.) I'm a "do-er" not a "liturgist;" festivals for me are about doing interesting related projects.

    A Few (?) Thoughts About Samhain and Sacrifice

  • Durandus, a medieval liturgist, says, We desist from saying Alleluia, the song chanted by angels, because we have been excluded from the company of the angels on account of Adam's sin.

    From the Mail

  • In this instance, the Mass was being offered in the usus antiquior in memory of Abbé Franck-Marie Quoëx who was particularly known within French and Italian speaking Europe as an excellent Master of Ceremonies and liturgist.

    Mass in the Private Chapel of an Estate North of Rome

  • Durandus, a medieval liturgist, says, We desist from saying Alleluia, the song chanted by angels, because we have been excluded from the company of the angels on account of Adam's sin.

    Septuagesima

  • In fact, there isn't too much in here that today's "progressive liturgist" would find too disagreeable.

    14 Ways to Improve the Liturgy

  • He is a liturgist utterly committed to the modern reforms who has nevertheless noted the existence of serious critics.

    Alcuin Reid Reviews Fr. John Baldovin's Critique

  • The occasion was the publication by a prominent North American academic liturgist, John Baldovin SJ, of Reforming the Liturgy: A Response to the Critics.

    Alcuin Reid Reviews Fr. John Baldovin's Critique

  • Pope Joseph Ratzinger is not only a theologian, even before this he is a liturgist and a homilist.

    Magister on Benedict's Liturgical Emphases

  • He asked the parish liturgist who says: GIA, a Catholic Music Publisher, has produced these settings to make the stories of the Gospel come alive, be heard in a new way for congregations hearing them each Lent.

    Question on the Scrutinies

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