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Resources in the Ancient Church for Today's Worship (published 2014)Publisher: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship
There is much that the church today can learn from the worship of the early church, particularly in the second century.
Academic Resource | August 01, 2014
Worship with Gladness: Understanding Worship from the Heart (published 2014)Publisher: Eerdmans
In this invitingly written, deeply joyful book, Joyce Ann Zimmerman makes Scripture her foundation as she explores the meaning and purpose of authentic Christian worship today.
Academic Resource | July 22, 2014
The Touch of the Sacred: The Practice, Theology, and Tradition of Christian Worship (published 2014)Publisher: Eerdmans
In The Touch of the Sacred Gerrit Immink offers thoughtful theological reflection on the religious practice of worship services in the Protestant tradition.
Academic Resource | July 22, 2014
Evangelical versus Liturgical? Defying a Dichotomy (published 2014)Publisher: Eerdmans
In this book Melanie Ross draws on historical analysis, systematic theology, and the worship life of two vibrant congregations to argue that the common ground shared by evangelical and liturgical churches is much more important than the differences than divide them.
Congregational Resource | Academic Resource | July 22, 2014
Readings in African American Church Music and Worship, Volume 2 (published 2014)Publisher: GIA Publications
This volume is a vivid testimony to the value of examining the variety and dynamism of African American church music and worship from multiple, overlapping points of view, from both realist and idealist voices, with a focus on gaining wisdom.
Academic Resource | June 12, 2014
Psalms for Families: Devotions for All Ages (published 2013)Publisher: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship
Psalms for Families is a devotional e-book for the entire family designed to help parents explore the riches of the book of Psalms with their children and teens. These devotionals will help parents learn more about the psalms as they teach about praise, prayer, and lament.
Congregational Resource | November 27, 2013
Reading for Preaching: The Preacher in Conversation with Storytellers, Biographers, Poets, and Journalists (published 2013)Publisher: Eerdmans
Though aimed especially at preachers, this beautifully written book will benefit anyone interested in the wisdom to be derived from reading.
Academic Resource | October 31, 2013
Arts Ministry: Nurturing the Creative Life of God's People (published 2013)Publisher: Eerdmans
The best available guidebook to the emerging field of Christian arts ministry.
Congregational Resource | August 22, 2013
Longing for Jesus: Worship at a Black Holiness Church in Mississippi, 1895-1916 (published 2013)Publisher: Eerdmans
The Church at Worship is a series of documentary case studies of specific worshiping communities from around the world and throughout Christian history. In this third volume, Longing for Jesus, Lester Ruth vividly portrays a very prominent, dynamic African-American holiness church in Jackson, Mississippi, in the early twentieth century.
Academic Resource | June 30, 2013
Lift Up Your Hearts: Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs (published 2013)Publisher: Faith Alive
Lift Up Your Hearts hymnal, published by Faith Alive Christian Resources, has over 900 psalms, hymns and songs.
Hymnal | April 30, 2013
Imagining the Kingdom (published 2013)Publisher: Baker Publishing
James K.A. Smith expands and deepens the analysis of cultural liturgies and Christian worship he developed in his well-received Desiring the Kingdom
Academic Resource | March 08, 2013
Wise Church: Exploring Faith and Worship with Christians Around the World (published 2013)Publisher: Faith Alive
Based on the document "Worshiping the Triune God," a collection of proverbs on worship adopted by the World Communion of Reformed Churches, this book and study guide offers a global perspective on how and why we worship.
Academic Resource | February 18, 2013
The Worship Sourcebook, Second Edition (published 2013)Publisher: Faith Alive
A comprehensive guide to planning worship, The Worship Sourcebook, 2nd edition, offers a collection of calls to worship, prayers of confession, and other spoken prayers and litanies.
Congregational Resource | Best Seller | October 13, 2010
From Memory to Imagination (published 2012)Publisher: Eerdmans
Outlining imaginative ways for the church to move forward from worship wars, this book is a must-read for church leaders and anyone interested in worship music.
Academic Resource | September 28, 2012
Sing Praise to the Lord! Songs from Psalms for All Seasons (published 2012)Publisher: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship
The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship is pleased to collaborate with Princeton Theological Seminary on this collection of songs from the brand new songbook Psalms for All Seasons: A Complete Psalter for Worship, now available on iTunes.
Music Recording | July 16, 2012
Baptismal Imagery in Early Christianity: Ritual, Visual, and Theological Dimensions (published 2012)Publisher: Baker Publishing
This book examines five models for understanding baptism, showing how visual images, poetic language, architectural space, and symbolic actions signify and convey the theological meaning of this ritual practice.
Academic Resource | July 02, 2012
Greening Spaces for Worship and Ministry: Congregations, Their Buildings, and Creation Care (published 2012)Publisher: Alban Institute
In Greening Spaces for Worship and Ministry, Mark Torgerson asserts that greening the built environment of a congregation is a powerful way to achieve and model a commitment to creation care.
Congregational Resource | July 02, 2012
Worship Beyond Nationalism (published 2012)Publisher: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship
The church in the United States faces a dilemma: How is it possible for Christ's followers to worship faithfully in a nationalistic environment where religion and politics enjoy a vigorous affiliation while the separation of church and state is celebrated as the standard for the relationship between nation and faith?
Academic Resource | March 13, 2012
Worship Across the Racial Divide (published 2012)Publisher: Oxford University Press
Many scholars and church leaders believe that music and worship style are essential in stimulating diversity in congregations. Gerardo Marti draws on interviews with more than 170 congregational leaders and parishioners, as well as his experiences participating in worship services in a wide variety of Protestant, multiracial Southern Californian churches, to present this insightful study of the role of music in creating congregational diversity.
Congregational Resource | March 05, 2012
By the Vision of Another World: Worship in American History (published 2012)Publisher: Eerdmans
By the Vision of Another World by James D. Bratt [ed.] samples the rich variety of worship practices in American history to show how worship can be a fruitful subject for historians to study and, alternatively, how past case studies can enrich our understanding of worship today.
Academic Resource | February 08, 2012