Actions Of Reverence At The Eucharist And The Design Of The Table

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

Christians in many worshiping traditions use a variety of ritual actions to indicate their reverence for the worship of God and participation in the sacrament of the Eucharist. This article explains what these actions of reverence look like and how the architectural design of the sacramental symbols can enhance their meaning.

We were well trained from earliest childhood and had been so for countless generations. When we entered God's House, after having made the sign of the cross with holy...


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