Six Architectural Settings And Worship Renewal

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

The assembled body of Christ is a primary visual symbol. The way people are seated affects the ways they relate to each other in worship and has much to do with their experience of community. There are six different architectural settings for worship currently in use. Each setting is briefly described and illustrated below with comments on its relationship to worship renewal.

Configuration is the heart of the seating issue. Here again we are guided in particular by Environment and Art in...


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