Biblical Dance and Contemporary Worship

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

Despite objections, the Scriptures offer a solid foundation for the continuation of dance in the worship of today's church.

Opponents to dance in the church have sometimes objected that dancing is a worldly entertainment and should be avoided by Christians. However, a human being's inherent rhythm, demonstrated unequivocally by the natural response of a small child to music, is a gift of God, and dance therefore belongs to our nature. If the world has taken it over, it must also be admitted...


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