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Christian Worship Worldwide: Expanding Horizons, Deepening Practices

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Overview

As Christianity has boomed in the non-Western world, several significant questions have emerged regarding how worship and culture relate. Charles Farhadian here presents a timely investigation of the interaction between culture and worship.

Leading scholars ? experts in history, mission, culture, and liturgy ? offer diverse essays addressing worship in the context of worldwide Christianity. At the heart of Christian Worship Worldwide are several case studies from Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Pacific that explore the contours of particular nations, cultures, and liturgical actions. These essays show how Christian plurality is most vividly exemplified in the context of worship, where language, song, culture, and indigenous theology come together.

Contributors: M. L. Daneel
Samuel Escobar
Charles E. Farhadian
C. Michael Hawn
Seung Joong Joo
Ogbu U. Kalu
Thomas A. Kane
Miguel A. Palomino
Robert J. Priest
Dana L. Robert
Lamin Sanneh
Bryan D. Spinks
Andrew F. Walls
Philip L. Wickeri
John D. Witvliet

Details

  • SKU: 9780802828538
  • SKU10: 0802828531
  • Title: Christian Worship Worldwide: Expanding Horizons, Deepening Practices
  • Series: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Liturgical Studies
  • Qty Remaining Online: 2
  • Publisher: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
  • Date Published: Jul 2007
  • Pages: 301
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Weight lbs: 1.00
  • Dimensions: 8.99" L x 6.61" W x 0.87" H
  • Features: Table of Contents, Index, Illustrated, Bibliography
  • Themes: Theometrics | Academic; Theometrics | Mainline; Theometrics | Reformed;
  • Category: CHURCH LIFE
  • Subject: Christian Rituals & Practice - Worship & Liturgy

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