Prayer Chants

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

Like the music from Taiz described earlier, prayer chants may be comprised of one textual and musical phrase that is repeated. This kind of chant focuses the attention of the worshiper and allows the worshiper to experience God's presence without the need to be concerned about the mechanics of the music.

Using Chants in Worship

Prayer chanting-a musical form in which complete concentration is given to a repeated word or phrase-can be a useful meditation technique. This form is similar in...


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