The Relationship Of Visual And Verbal Elements In Worship

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

The following article describes how visual and verbal elements have been used throughout the history of the church, noting how the modern church has not allowed visual elements to have a significant role in worship. It goes on to describe how the visual arts can be revived and how we can learn to communicate and receive theological truths through the visual arts.

In the life of the church, the visual arts have ranged from being conspicuously pervasive to being totally absent. In no period...


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