An African-american Theology Of Worship

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

African-American theology of worship arises out of a deep sense of oppression and a high anticipation of liberation. In worship, African-Americans experience the redeeming work of Jesus Christ, which liberates them from sin and the power of the Evil One.

When African-American Christians gather for worship, regardless of denominations, they share a mutual understanding of God's initiative in the call to worship. Although their experiences of God and life as a "marginalized" community of faith...


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