Documents of Christian Worship: Descriptive and Interpretive Sources

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A resource for everyone engaged in studying and teaching the forms and meaning of Christian worship.

Praise for Documents of Christian Worship:
"A treasure trove of primary sources, from many Christian traditions, this book contributes to the study and renewal of worship by allowing readers to hear what Christians of the past said they ...

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Overview

A resource for everyone engaged in studying and teaching the forms and meaning of Christian worship.

Praise for Documents of Christian Worship:
"A treasure trove of primary sources, from many Christian traditions, this book contributes to the study and renewal of worship by allowing readers to hear what Christians of the past said they expereinced in worship."
—Ruth C. Dick, Professor of Worship, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary.
"Documents of Christian Worship belongs in Christian libraries

Based on 20 years of teaching experience, James White presents this reference book as a resource for students and scholars who are engaged in studying and teaching the forms and meaning of Christian worship. White utilizes original documents and classical statements related to worship, and he examines historically the application of liturgical practice in parish life. Photos, drawings, and maps.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780567292186
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 1/1/1993
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.57 (d)

Meet the Author

James F White was Professor of Liturgical Studies at Drew University, New Jersey.

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Table of Contents

List of Tables
List of Plates
Preface
Abbreviations
I The Teaching of Christian Worship 1
II Time as Communication 17
III Space as Communication 41
IV Daily Public Prayer 75
V The Service of the Word 100
VI Sacraments in General 119
VII Christian Initiation 145
VIII The Eucharist 180
IX Occasional Services 214
Glossary 239
Acknowledgments 249
Index of Authors and Documents 251
Index of Subjects 255
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