By Andrew B. McGowan
This creation to the origins of Christian worship illuminates the significance of historical liturgical styles for modern Christian perform. Andrew McGowan takes a clean method of knowing how Christians got here to worship within the special varieties nonetheless common at the present time. Deftly and expertly processing the bewildering complexity of the traditional assets into lucid, fluent exposition, he units apart universal misperceptions to discover the roots of Christian ritual practices--including the Eucharist, baptism, communal prayer, preaching, Scripture interpreting, and music--in their earliest recoverable settings. Now in paper.
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Ancient Christian Worship: Early Church Practices in Social, Historical, and Theological Perspective by Andrew B. McGowan