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Ancient Christian Worship Early Church Practices in Social, Historical, and Theological Perspective

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ISBN-10: 0801097878

ISBN-13: 9780801097874

Edition: 2016

Authors: Andrew B. McGowan

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This introduction to the origins of Christian worship illuminates the importance of ancient Christian worship practices for contemporary Christianity. Andrew McGowan, a leading scholar of early Christian liturgy, takes a fresh approach to understanding how Christians came to worship in the distinctive forms still familiar today. Deftly and expertly processing the bewildering complexity of the ancient sources into lucid, fluent exposition, he sets aside common misperceptions to explore the roots of Christian ritual practices--including the Eucharist, baptism, communal prayer, preaching, Scripture reading, and music--in their earliest recoverable settings. Students of Christian worship and…    
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Book details

List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Baker Academic
Publication date: 1/5/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.67" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English