• Leaven

    Any agent used to make dough rise. This can be yeast but can also be fermented dough from a previous batch.
  • Literary criticism

    Critical study of a biblical text the text as a work of literature, considering its style, structure and distinctive language and literary forms.
  • Literary form

    Particular different kinds of writing in the Bible. The reader must be aware of the type of writing or literary form being used, eg, letter, poetry, allegory etc in order to understand what meaning the writer intended to express.
  • Liturgy

    Ritual or script of worship. For Catholics, it is most often association with the ritual of celebration of the Eucharist.
  • Liturgy of the Hours

    The Liturgy of the Hours, also known as the Divine Office, is the daily prayer of the Church, marking the hours of each day and sanctifying the day with prayer. He consists of Scripture and prayers.
  • Luke

    The longest of the four Gospels, it is a testimony of faith in the person, life, teachings, death and resurrection of Jesus, directed to a Gentile Christian community in the Roman Empire after 80AD.