A gifted preacher and writer, and no stranger to church battles, Wilson-Kastner brings a confident faith in the transforming power of worship. Her rich, ecumenically oriented introduction to the liturgy leverages people's great hunger for spirituality and community into deep commitment to justice within church and society.
|Publisher:||Augsburg Fortress, Publishers|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.05(d)|
About the Author
Table of Contents
Prologue: Praying the Liturgy, Each Day and Forever
The Liturgy as Sacred Drama: Its Shape and Movement
The Shape of the Liturgy
Liturgy: What Is It?
The Role of the Sermon
How Does the Drama Unfold?
People, Time, and Space: The Inclusive Community
Liturgy: Who, When, Where?
Sacred and Profane
The Word and the World: God's People at Worship and Work
Gathering the Baptized
Liturgical Greeting and Gathering
Liturgical Assembly and Christian Identity
The Word of God: Uttering the Dialog
Preaching: Incarnational Prayer
Preaching: What Do We Expect?
Sermon as Liturgical Prayer
Preaching and the Transformation of Life
Bread for the Journey
Eucharist: Communion and Community
The Sacrificial Meal: The Symbolic Action
The Sacrificial Meal: What Is It?
Eucharistic Prayer: The Dramatic Elements
The World Becoming Itself: Liturgy and the Future
Eucharist and the Eschatological Ideal
What Does God Want the World to Become?
Hope for the Future