A Three-Way Banquet is a concise, clear, straightforward introduction to the way that Christian communities have organized their reading of scripture in worship. The Worship Matters Studies Series examines key worship issues through studies by pastors, musicians, and laypeople from throughout the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Features include the following: 1) Informal and insightful writing for all readers; 2) Study questions at the end of every chapter; 3) Examination of vital issues in weekly worship; 4) Increased ability of leaders and congregants to understand and experience worship more richly.
About the Author
Gail Ramshaw is a scholar of liturgical language and retired professor of religion at La Salle University. She served on the Revised Common Lectionary design committee and on the Church's Year task force for the Renewing Worship project of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Her many publications include What Is Christianity?, Christian Worship, Treasures Old and New, Between Sundays, and God beyond Gender, all from Fortress Press.