An Orthodox Theology Of Worship

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

Orthodox worship emphasizes the mystical presence of Jesus Christ, a presence that is experienced as the infusion of Jesus' life in the believer.

The church is primarily a worshiping community constituted by the very presence of God's embracing love. Established by the redeeming action of God, sustained and vivified by the Holy Spirit, the church at prayer is always being constituted and actualized as the body of Christ. Through worship in general and the sacraments in particular the...


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