Ask Ambrose: Resources for Lectors

Lector in the liturgy

Q: Do you know of any resources that can aid lectors in their reading of Scripture (especially regarding pronunciation of Biblical names and words)?

A: Here are two helpful resources, available on William O. Walker, The HarperCollins Bible Pronunciation Guide (New York: HarperCollins, 1989) and Clayton J. Schmit, Public Reading of Scripture: A Handbook (Nashville: Abingdon, 2002).