How To Introduce Responsorial Psalm Singing

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

The following article elaborates on a form of responsorial psalmody described in the preceding articles, describing how the Psalms can be sung responsorialy and how this practice can be introduced to a congregation not familiar with this practice.

The Psalms may be thought of as honest response to God by humankind. In this frame of reference they are particularly appropriate in corporate worship as a sung response to the reading of Scripture, particularly after the reading from the Hebrew...


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