Imagining the Kingdom: How Worship Works
How does the narrative arc of historic Christian worship uniquely tap into our nature as narrative animals?
What if we thought about liturgy like literature—an imagination-shaping encounter in which a story seeps into our bones? This seminar will consider how the narrative arc of historic Christian worship uniquely taps into our nature as "narrative animals," drawing on resources in cognitive science and literary criticism.
Presented at the 2014 Symposium