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Done

I have been lost in a little world of liturgy lately, trying very hard to get my dissertation done!!!! Yehhaaaaa!!!@@!! It is now off to Otago. Below is the abstract.
Is there life after study though?

Youth and Liturgy: an Oxymoron?
A study into how and why Anglican liturgy and the Anglican liturgical tradition are being used in worship targeting young people within the Anglican Church (Tikanga Pakeha) in New Zealand.

This research used a mixed method approach to explore how and why Anglican liturgy and the Anglican liturgical tradition are being used in worship targeting youth and young adults in the Anglican Church (Tikanga Pakeha) in New Zealand.

It comes out of my experience of attending a number of non-liturgical services at various youth events which seem hard to describe as Anglican. It also comes out of the wider church’s concern about the future of liturgy, particularly as expressed in a recent memorandum from the Common Life Liturgical Commission.

In this study I have offered…