An Introduction To The Secondary Visual Arts In Worship

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

Because worship celebrates the gospel, the most visual images of worship are those which express the body of Christ assembled around Word, Table and font. Consequently, secondary symbols must serve the primary symbols by pointing to them and never dominating or overpowering them. The following secondary symbols have an important place in worship and will function well as servants of the primary symbols.

Table (Altar) Hangings

In the early church, cloths were probably not placed on the Table....


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