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The Oxford history of Christian worship

Author: Geoffrey Wainwright; Karen B Westerfield Tucker
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Oxford History of Christian Worship is a history of the origins and development of Christian worship to the present day. Backed by an international roster of contributors, this book examines the liturgical traditions of Orthodox, Catholic, and Protestant, and Pentecostal traditions throughout history and across the world. With 240 photographs and 10 maps, the full geographical spread of Christianity is covered,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Wainwright; Karen B Westerfield Tucker
ISBN: 9780195138863 0195138864
OCLC Number: 61211234
Description: xvi, 916 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Christian worship : scriptural basis and theological frame / Geoffrey Wainwright --
The apostolic tradition / Maxwell E. Johnson --
The empire baptized / John F. Baldovin --
The ancient Oriental churches / Christine Chaillot --
Excursus : the Maronites / Lucas Van Rompay --
The conversion of the nations / Michael S. Driscoll --
Western Christendom / Timothy Thibodeau --
Byzantine and Slavic Orthodoxy / Alexander Rentel --
Reforms, Protestant and Catholic / Nathan D. Mitchell --
The age of revolutions / Conrad L. Donakowski --
The Lutheran tradition in German lands / Hans-Christoph Schmidt-Lauber --
The Lutheran tradition in Scandinavia / Nils-Henrik Nilsson --
The Reformed tradition in Continental Europe : Switzerland, France, and Germany / Bruno Bürki --
The Reformed tradition in the Netherlands / Harry Klaassens --
The Reformed tradition in Scotland / Duncan B. Forrester --
The Reformed tradition in Korea / Seung-Joong Joo and Kyeong-Jin Kim --
Anglicans and dissenters / Bryan D. Spinks --
The church of South India / Samson Prabhakar --
The Uniting Church in Australia / Robert W. Gribben --
Mennonites / John Rempel --
Baptists in Britain / Christopher Ellis. Pentecostal and charismatic worship / Telford Work --
North America / Karen B. Westerfield Tucker --
Roman Catholics in Hispanic America / Jaime Lara --
Mainline Protestants in Latin America / Wilhelm Wachholz --
Mission and inculturation : East Asia and the Pacific / Anscar J. Chupungco --
Mission and inculturation : Africa / Nwaka Chris Egbulem --
The liturgical movement and Catholic ritual revision / André Haquin --
Ecumenical convergences / Geoffrey Wainwright --
Women in worship / Teresa Berger --
Liturgical music / William T. Flynn --
The spatial setting / James F. White --
Visual arts / Marchita Mauck --
Vestments and objects / Joanne M. Pierce --
Retrospect and prospect / Geoffrey Wainwright and Karen B. Westerfield Tucker.
Responsibility: Geoffrey Wainwright, Karen B. Westerfield Tucker, editors.
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