A Brief History Of The Visual Arts In Worship

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

The history of the visual arts in worship can be traced from biblical times to the present. The twentieth century has witnessed a virtual explosion of the visual arts in worship. Understanding the use of visual arts in the past helps us understand their proper use today.

Worship is a way of experiencing the truth about life and gives insight into the meaning of life. It is concerned with a religious interpretation of the world-with creation, fall, redemption, and the fulfillment of the...


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