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American Methodist worship

Author: Karen B Westerfield Tucker
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Series: Religion in America series (Oxford University Press)
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THis is an examination of Methodist practice, tracing its evolution from the earliest days up to the present. The author investigates the various rites and seasons of worship in Methodism and examines them in relation to American society.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Westerfield Tucker, Karen B. (Karen Beth), 1954-
American Methodist worship.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001
(DLC) 99049346
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karen B Westerfield Tucker
ISBN: 9780195126983 019512698X 9780198029267 0198029268 9780199834754 019983475X
OCLC Number: 559843396
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 345 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. The Lord's Day: The Shape of Worship --
2. The Lord's Day: Ordinary and Propers --
3. The Great Festivals of the Methodists --
4. The Rites of Christian Initiation --
5. The Lord's Supper --
6. The Music of Methodist Worship --
7. The Solemnization of Christian Marriage --
8. Methodist Funerals --
9. Devotion and Discipleship --
10. A House for Worship --
11. Roles in Public Worship --
12. American Methodist Worship: Memory and Modernization.
Series Title: Religion in America series (Oxford University Press)
Responsibility: Karen B. Westerfield Tucker.
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This book offers a comprehensive examination of Methodist practice, tracing its evolution from the earliest days up to the present. Using liturgical texts as well as written accounts in popular and  Read more...


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In essence, the work provides a picture of how American Methodism, in terms of its worship, moved from the byways to the main streets. * Doxology: A Journal of Worship * ... the study opens a window Read more...

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