Ways Of Proclaiming Scripture Dramatically

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

Here are some helpful guidelines to enliven Scripture readings and thus communicate the Word of God more clearly. Six ways of rendering Scripture dramatically are presented, along with a variety of practical suggestions for preparing dramatic readings for use in worship services.

The Case for Drama in Worship

As an instructor, I taught that drama, from its earliest beginnings in Greece, had three functions: to exalt, to edify, and to entertain. The Greeks used drama to praise their gods,...


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