A More Profound Alleluia: Theology and Worship in Harmony

A More Profound Alleluia: Theology and Worship in Harmony

by Leanne Van Dyk
ISBN-10:
080282854X
ISBN-13:
9780802828545
Pub. Date:
12/28/2004
Publisher:
Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company

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A More Profound Alleluia: Theology and Worship in Harmony


Two questions lie at the heart of this rich, suggestive book: What are the theological implications of worship? and What are the liturgical implications of theology? Convinced that worship and theology are integrally related, the authors of A More Profound Alleluia show in practical terms how liturgy and doctrine fruitfully illuminate each other.

Each chapter pairs an element of the worship service with related Christian teachings, clearly demonstrating how the great doctrines of the faith find their natural expression in the drama of worship and how the liturgy in turn finds its corollary in doctrine. The interrelation of theology and worship is illustrated with anecdotes from congregational life, resources drawn from church history, and themes from novels and films. Each chapter also includes two hymn texts that exemplify orthodox doctrine communicated through song.

A More Profound Alleluia will be a valuable text for courses in theology or worship, will help worship leaders to plan services with greater theological depth, and will enhance worship for Christian believers generally.

Contributors:
Ronald P. Byars
William A. Dyrness
Martha L. Moore-Keish
David L. Stubbs
Leanne Van Dyk
John D. Witvliet

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780802828545
Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
Publication date: 12/28/2004
Series: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Liturgical Studies
Pages: 175
Sales rank: 594,166
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.44(d)

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