An Introduction To Worship And Social Justice

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

The author of this article urges us to reconsider worship practices that often perpetuate injustices. Because corporate worship requires imposing rules and customs to enable people to celebrate and work together, it is important that such customs ascribe worth to every member in the body of Christ.

Christian public worship is an important form of social control-a way to influence people. That may sound paradoxical or even evil, but until we admit that worship involves control, we cannot...


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