From the October, 2008 issue of Touchstone
Liturgical Devices by Richard Upsher Smith, Jr.

Liturgical Devices

Missale Romanum ex Decreto Ss. Concilii Tridentini Restitutum Summorum Pontificum Cura Recognitum, editio typica 1962 (Monumenta Liturgica Piana 1)
reprint and introduction by Manlio Sodi and Alessandro Toniolo
Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 2007
(1,114 pages, €59.00, hardcover)

Il Messale di Pio V: Perché la Messa in Latino nel III Millennio?
by Manlio Sodi
Edizioni Messagero Padova, 2007
(48 pages, €3.50, paperback)

reviewed by Richard Upsher Smith, Jr.

In Dostoevsky’s Demons, the revolutionary Verkhovensky tells his comrade Kirillov that “it was not you who ate the idea, but the idea that ate you.” Just as . . .


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