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Baptismal Imagery in Early Christianity: Ritual, Visual, and Theological DimensionsPublisher: Baker Publishing, 2012
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.
Leading through the WaterPublisher: Alban Institute/Rowman & Littlefield, 2011
In Leading through the Water, Paul Galbreath demonstrates one way of linking baptismal practice to daily life as congregations provide an alternative witness to the cultural voices around us. At the same time, it expands the vision of baptism from a single occasion to a distinctive way of life within a community of faith and a primary metaphor for Christian discipleship.
At Your BaptismPublisher: Eerdmans, 2011
A children's book focusing on the sacrament of baptism.
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Leading From the TablePublisher: Alban Institute/Rowman & Littlefield, 2008
Developing leadership skills that connect the congregations eucharistic practice to the life and work of the church is essential to moving toward unity throughout the church. This book is not a how-to manual on presiding techniques but a series of reflections about the way the prayer at the communion table provides a pattern for our lives.
With All Thy MindPublisher: Alban Institute/Rowman & Littlefield, 2006
Recalling the biblical and early church's witness regarding worship, Robert Glick examines the place of words, songs, sacraments, and symbols in worship in light of what we now know about the complexities of the human brain.