A History Of Cultural Adaptation In Christian Worship

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

Although the challenge of swiftly changing cultures is especially characteristic of recent years, the cultural adaptation of Christian worship has a long and fascinating history. This article identifies many of the most important adaptations of worship through the early history of the church.

As the expression implies, liturgical adaptation refers to the process by which the liturgy is modified in such a way as to render it "more suitable," "more appropriate," "more meaningful" to a given...


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