The Eucharistic anaphora is sometimes called the Canon of the Mass. Its several parts comprise the wording associated
with the most solemn portion of the Holy Eucharist, from the Sursum Corda (Lift up your hearts) to the Institution
This short monograph records some of the research that the author undertook as a post-graduate student at the University of Glasgow, while studying the life and principal written works of Anglican monk and liturgist, Dom Gregory Dix (1901-52).
Copiously footnoted and complemented by a comprehensive bibliography this book will appeal to both the academically minded theological student and the general interest reader.