Worship and Culture

$46.99

Format: Paperback

Vendor: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.

Publication Date: December 29, 2014


ISBN: 0802871585

ISBN-13: 9780802871589

Number of Pages: 469

Dimensions: 9 × 6 (inches)

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How are we to proclaim Christ in different cultures? This question was central to a landmark study on worship and culture conducted by the Lutheran World Federation between 1992 and 1999. Much has changed in the years since then: the world today more than ever is a multicultural global village. Worship and Culture revisits that LWF study and publication, shedding new light on the question from recent theological and sociological scholarship to expand and enrich the texts in the original three-volume work.

This book includes texts from the main statements that came out of the original project as well as updated essays from some of the original contributors. It also adds new essays, prayers, and hymns to the conversation, inviting readers to consider what the life of the church should look like in today’s hybrid, multicultural world.
  • Contributors
  • Julio Cezar Adam
  • Scott Anderson
  • Mark P. Bangert
  • Thomas F. Best
  • Stephen Burns
  • Anscar J. Chupungco, OSB
  • Joseph A. Donnella II
  • Norman A. Hjelm
  • Margaret Mary Kelleher, OSU
  • Dirk G. Lange
  • Gordon W. Lathrop
  • Anita Monro
  • Martha Moore-Keish
  • Melinda A. Quivik
  • Gail Ramshaw
  • S. Anita Stauffer
  • Benjamin M. Stewart
  • Glaucia Vasconcelos Wilkey
  • Joyce Ann Zimmerman, CPPS

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