Native American Worship

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

Christian Native Americans bring to worship the riches of the Christian tradition, as well as a worldview shaped by their own rich cultural history. This article describes how these two influences shape worship in some Native American Christian communities.

Worldview: the Basis of Ritual

Ritual may be defined as an external expression of an internal reality. Ritual, which in Native American culture takes the form of elaborate ceremonies, is intimately related with the land. Our...


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