Descriptive and Interpretive Sources. Based on 20 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 Christian worship. White utilizes original documents and classical statements related to worship, and he examines historically the application of liturgical practice in parish life. Photos, drawings, and maps.
The Protestant Traditions of Worship. James was born in Boston, Mass.
He was ordained deacon and elder in the United Methodist Church. White's academic career, spanned four decades, teaching liturgy at the U. Member of nine learned societies, and past president of the N. American Academy of Liturgy, Dr. White was dedicated to revitalizing church worship. Author of 20 books, wrote extensively on worship, sacraments, and liturgical architecture.
The book is basically on about Christian Worship and the various elements of it.
He's the author of many books including Protestant Worship: The book is really wonderful. It first begins with the teaching of Christian Worship mostly by surveying the various families and tradition of Christian worship, major figures and developments in Christian worship, and the need for liturgical pedagogy, that is, the teaching of what the various elements are within liturgy.
White surveys some of the forms of how the message of Christianity of Christianity is transmitted, for instance, that the Christian Year and the various elements within it can teach the Christian message e. Then he gives various analyses on architectures and how these can communicate things about God and the Christian message -- "Space as Communication". There are some great pictures or rather, photographs and architectural diagrams which visually show this. For instance, Gothic cathedrals draw one's attention upward, giving a sense of God's transcendance.
Or Puritan meeting houses are plain and white symbolizing God's holiness , drawing people attention that the church is really the People of God. There are many beautiful pictures of churches and White draws out elements that we normally see but don't think much about, for instance, the high pulpit. Then White moves on to Daily Public Prayer and the services of prayers including sample prayers , the service of the Word within the tradition of the church and how it developed especially in Protestantism , sacraments in general, Christian Initiation, the Eucharist, and Occasional Services.
All in all, White mentions a number of crucial authors and critical teachers Luther, Zwingli, Calvin, Eusebius, etc. See all 5 reviews. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.
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