A Protestant Worship Manifesto

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

This manifesto summarizes the themes of twentieth-century worship renewal and calls the Protestant community to action around twelve themes acceptable to the majority of worship leaders in the mainline Protestant tradition.

A new Reformation of Word and sacrament is occurring in North American Protestantism. Yet so unnoticed has this movement been that it lacks a name. This inconspicuousness contrasts with the highly publicized liturgical reforms within Roman Catholicism since Vatican II. My...


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