Named a 2010 Outstanding Academic Title by Choice magazine
Sixth Century, West: Fulgence of Ruspe, Pope Hormisdas, Rule of the Master,
Benedict of Nursia, Pope Vigilius, Cassiodorus, the Liber pontificalis,
Synod of Rome (595), Pope Gregory I, Caesarius of ales, Gregory of Tours, Columbanus; Sixth Century, East: Theodore Lector, Dionysius the Pseudo-Areopagite, Evagrius Scholasticus, the Manchester Papyrus; and others.
Lawrence J. Johnson is the former executive secretary of the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions and the former editor/director of The Pastoral Press. He has written several books on the liturgy and its music, including The Mystery of Faith: A Study of the Structural Elements of the Order of the Mass.