Documents of Christian worship : descriptive and interpretive sources (Book, 1992) [WorldCat.org]
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Documents of Christian worship : descriptive and interpretive sources

Author: James F White
Publisher: Louisville, Ky. : Westminster/J. Knox Press, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Learning to worship is basic to becoming a Christian, says James White. Therefore, the teaching of Christian worship is also essential. White presents this excellent book, based on thirty-three years of teaching experience, 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Sources
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James F White
ISBN: 0664253997 9780664253998 0567292185 9780567292186
OCLC Number: 25201158
Description: xii, 257 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: TABLE OF CONTENTS : --
The teaching of Christian worship --
Time as communication --
Space as communication --
Daily public prayer --
The service of the word --
Sacraments in general --
Christian initiation --
The eucharist --
Occasional services --
TABLES : --
The classical liturgical families, sixth century to present --
The protestant traditions of worship, sixteenth century to present --
The classical liturgical families, c. 1600 A.D. --
The Protestant traditions of worship, c. 1600 A.D. --
Early documents and writers on Christian worship --
The Jewish calendar --
Division of original unitive commemorations --
Cycles of the liturgical year according to the common calendar --
Patterns of daily prayer --
Verbal and conceptual progression of baptism --
The ceremonies of the baptismal initiation --
Principal eucharistic rites, 1521-1571.
Responsibility: James F. White.

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Based on twenty 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  Read more...

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