Twenty Centuries Of Christian Worship

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

This section shows the ways biblical worship has found expression in different cultures and in a variety of settings. Articles develop the links between New Testament worship and the worship of the early centuries of the Christian church, the history of Eastern Orthodox and Catholic worship, Reformation worship and the post-Reformation era from 1600–1900, and the modern era. Historic models, theologies, and new directions in worship are also explored.

Early Christian Worship

  1. Links Between New Testament & Early Church Worship

A History Of Christian Worship

  1. The Worship Of The Early Church (to A.d. 500)
  2. Worship In The Eastern Orthodox Tradition
  3. Historic Worship In The Western (catholic) Church
  4. Protestant Worship Of The Reformation Era
  5. Protestant Worship In The Post-reformation Era
  6. Movements Of Worship Renewal In The Twentieth Century

Historic Models Of Worship

  1. Pre-reformation Liturgies
  2. Reformation Models Of Worship
  3. Post-reformation Models Of Worship

Theologies Of Worship

  1. Approaches To The Theology Of Worship
  2. Theologies Of Worship Among The Churches

New Directions In Worship

  1. Contemporary Documents On Worship Renewal
  2. Concerns For The Future Of Worship

Preparing For Worship Renewal

  1. Preconditions And Stages Of Worship Renewal
  2. Understanding The Principles Of Worship
  3. Exploring The Psychology Of Worship
  4. Challenges Facing Worship Renewalists