Introduction to Symbolism In Biblical Worship

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

All worship is symbolic, even those intuitive encounters with the holy that seem to bypass the rational process, directly impacting the worshiper's consciousness. Symbolism must enter in once the worshiper begins to think about such an experience or to share it with others, for language and thought are symbolic processes.

Symbol Character of Worship

Even in those churches that have opposed the use of traditional symbolism, especially visual symbols, worship remains highly symbolic. Such...


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