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Grand Entrance Worship on Earth as in Heaven

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ISBN-10: 1587432528

ISBN-13: 9781587432521

Edition: 2010

Authors: Edith M. Humphrey

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Can we understand worship in a way that transcends style, relevance, and aesthetics? Taking into account the most contested issues of the "worship wars," Edith Humphrey shows how the act of entering into God's presence is central to all true Christian worship. Regardless of worship style, when we come into God's presence, we praise God alongside angels and with the whole of creation.Seeking to reclaim the forgotten theme of worship as entry into God's presence, Humphrey shows its prominence in the Bible, providing an accessible but thorough study of the Old and New Testaments. She analyzes key moments in church history to show how worship developed in Eastern and Western churches. She also…    
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Book details

List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Brazos Press
Publication date: 4/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Edith M. Humphrey (PhD, McGill University) is the William F. Orr Professor of New Testament at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is the author of several books, including Grand Entrance: Worship on Earth as in Heaven and Ecstasy and Intimacy: When the Holy Spirit Meets the Human Spirit. She has also authored numerous articles on the literary and rhetorical study of the Bible.

Introduction: The Crisis of Corporate Worship and the Life of the Church
�Teach Us to Pray�: What Is Worship, and Where Does Corporate Worship Fit
�Prise God in His Sanctuary�: Worship as Entrance in the Old Testament
�In Spirit and in Truth�: Entrance in the New Testament
�From You Comes� Praise�: Traditional Liturgies of the East
�In the Great Congregation�: Traditional Liturgies of the West
�Your Church Unsleeping�: Expressions of Worship Today
�That Your Prayers Not Be Hindered�: Avoiding Pitfalls in Corporate Worship
Conclusion: �To Sing Is a Lovers Thing�
Glossary of Foreign and Key Terms
Scripture Index
Subject Index