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The Theater of God's Glory: Calvin, Creation, and the Liturgical ArtsPublisher: Eerdmans, 2017
A theological framework for the liturgical arts rooted in John Calvin, arguing that Calvins Trinitarian theology provides a promising resource for understanding the material aspects of corporate worship and for promoting the proper flourishing of the liturgical arts.
The Whole Church Sings: Congregational Singing in Luther's WittenbergPublisher: Eerdmans, 2017
Authoritative study by a renowned musicologist and Reformation scholar presenting new research that congregational singing was both the intention and the practice right from the beginning of the Wittenberg reforms in worship.
Worshiping with the Anaheim Vineyard: The Emergence of Contemporary WorshipPublisher: Eerdmans, 2017
Using narrative, testimonies from leaders and members, and photographs, this book tells the story and explains the remarkable influence of the Vineyard Church of Anaheim on both the early years of the Vineyard movement and the emergence of contemporary worship in the broader church.
Visual Arts in the Worshiping ChurchPublisher: Eerdmans, 2016
Although numerous studies have examined biblical and theological rationales for using the visual arts in worship, this book by Lisa J. DeBoer fills in a piece of the picture missing so far the social dimensions of both our churches and the various art worlds represented in our congregations.
Singing God's PsalmsPublisher: Eerdmans, 2016
Drawing on his decades of experience as a pastor, hymn writer, and hymnal consultant, Fred Anderson here offers pastors and worship leaders a rich treasury of singable psalms one for each psalm text or canticle appointed in the three-year Revised Common Lectionary.
Lifting Hearts to the Lord: Worship with John Calvin in Sixteenth-Century GenevaPublisher: Eerdmans, 2016
In this volume, author Karin Maag brings together a wealth of primary sources to examine worship as it was taught and practiced in John Calvin's Geneva.
Missional Worship, Worshipful MissionPublisher: Eerdmans, 2014
A rich, fresh take on the meaning and practice of Christian worship
Worship with Gladness: Understanding Worship from the HeartPublisher: Eerdmans, 2014
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.
The Touch of the Sacred: The Practice, Theology, and Tradition of Christian WorshipPublisher: Eerdmans, 2014
In The Touch of the Sacred Gerrit Immink offers thoughtful theological reflection on the religious practice of worship services in the Protestant tradition.
Evangelical versus Liturgical? Defying a DichotomyPublisher: Eerdmans, 2014
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.
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Reading for Preaching: The Preacher in Conversation with Storytellers, Biographers, Poets, and JournalistsPublisher: Eerdmans, 2013
Though aimed especially at preachers, this beautifully written book will benefit anyone interested in the wisdom to be derived from reading.
Arts Ministry: Nurturing the Creative Life of God's PeoplePublisher: Eerdmans, 2013
The best available guidebook to the emerging field of Christian arts ministry.
Longing for Jesus: Worship at a Black Holiness Church in Mississippi, 1895-1916Publisher: Eerdmans, 2013
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.
From Memory to ImaginationPublisher: Eerdmans, 2012
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.
By the Vision of Another World: Worship in American HistoryPublisher: Eerdmans, 2012
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.
Tasting Heaven on Earth: Worship in Sixth-Century ConstantinoplePublisher: Eerdmans, 2012
The Church at Worship is a series of documentary case studies of specific worshiping communities from around the world and throughout Christian history. Tasting Heaven on Earth provides vivid descriptions of Constantinople, its history, its people, and its worship practices, setting the stage for a rich selection of primary documents that present readers with a vibrant snapshot of Byzantine Christianity in the sixth century.
At Your BaptismPublisher: Eerdmans, 2011
A children's book focusing on the sacrament of baptism.
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Resonant Witness: Conversations between Music and TheologyPublisher: Eerdmans, 2011
Resonant Witness gathers together a wide, harmonious chorus of voices from across the musical and theological spectrum to show that music and theology can each learn much from the other and that the majesty and power of both are profoundly amplified when they do.
Walking Where Jesus WalkedPublisher: Eerdmans, 2010
The Church at Worship is a series of documentary case studies of specific worshiping communities from around the world and throughout Christian history. This first book is set in Jerusalem following history, people, and worship practices.
Dwelling With PhilippiansPublisher: Eerdmans, 2010
This rich, inviting volume illumines Paul's letter to the Philippians through evocative juxtapositions of visual images, poetry, and other worship-related arts with theological reflections, prayers, and more.
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