Worship In The Second And Third Centuries

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

Worship during the second and third centuries continued to follow the course set by New Testament liturgical traditions. Consequently, the discussion of worship during this period centered on the significance of baptism and of the Eucharist, understood in its full content of the service of Word and of the Lord's table.

Evidence in the "Apostolic Fathers"

The works designated "Apostolic Fathers" also contain allusions to the significance of baptism and Eucharist in the same period as that of...


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