Christian Worship Products

  • God’s Song and Music’s Meanings

    How Shall we Sing the Lord’s Song?

    Edited by James Hawkey, Ben Quash, Vernon White

    The public making of music in our society happens more often in the context of chapels, churches and cathedrals than anywhere else. The command to sing and make music to God makes music an essential part of the DNA of Christian worship. Taking seriously the practice and not just the theory of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Theology, Imagination and the Arts

  • Basil the Great: Faith, Mission and Diplomacy in the Shaping of Christian Doctrine

    By Nicu Dumitrașcu

    Regarded as one of the three hierarchs or pillars of orthodoxy along with Gregory of Nazianzus and John Chrysostom, Basil is a key figure in the formative process of Christianity in the fourth century. While his role in establishing Trinitarian terminology, as well as his function in shaping…

    Hardback – 2018-04-20 
    Routledge

  • The Blessing of Waters and Epiphany

    The Eastern Liturgical Tradition

    By Nicholas E. Denysenko

    This book examines the historical development of the blessing of waters and its theology in the East, with an emphasis on the Byzantine tradition. Exploring how Eastern Christians have sought these waters as a source of healing, purification, and communion with God, Denysenko unpacks their…

    Paperback – 2017-07-28
    Routledge
    Liturgy, Worship and Society Series

  • @ Worship

    Liturgical Practices in Digital Worlds

    By Teresa Berger

    A host of both very old and entirely new liturgical practices have arisen in digital mediation, from the live-streaming of worship services and "pray-as-you-go" apps, to digital prayer chapels, virtual choirs and online pilgrimages. Cyberspace now even hosts communities of faith that exist entirely…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge
    Liturgy, Worship and Society Series

  • British Methodist Hymnody

    Theology, Heritage, and Experience

    By Martin V. Clarke

    Hymnody is widely recognised as a central tenet of Methodism’s theological, doctrinal, spiritual, and liturgical identity. Theologically and doctrinally, the content of the hymns has traditionally been a primary vehicle for expressing Methodism’s emphasis on salvation for all, social holiness, and…

    Hardback – 2017-06-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Methodist Studies Series

  • Images-within-Images in Italian Painting (1250-1350)

    Reality and Reflexivity

    By Péter Bokody

    The rebirth of realistic representation in Italy around 1300 led to the materialization of a pictorial language, which dominated Western art until 1900, and it dominates global visual culture even today. Paralleling the development of mimesis, self-reflexive pictorial tendencies emerged as well.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14
    Routledge

  • The Nature of the Soul

    The Soul as Narrative

    By Terrance W. Klein

    This book offers a contemporary Christian explication of the word 'soul' that uses Wittgenstein and his interpreters to suggest that human intelligence and desire cannot be 'mapped into the world' that is described by science and metaphysics. It examines the Aristotelian notion of the soul as one…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Congregational Music, Conflict and Community

    By Jonathan Dueck

    Congregational Music, Conflict and Community is the first study of the music of the contemporary 'worship wars' – conflicts over church music that continue to animate and divide Protestants today – to be based on long-term in-person observation and interviews. It tells the story of the musical…

    Hardback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge
    Congregational Music Studies Series

  • Creating Church Online

    Ritual, Community and New Media

    By Tim Hutchings

    Online churches are internet-based Christian communities, pursuing worship, discussion, friendship, support, proselytization, and other key religious goals through computer-mediated communication. Hundreds of thousands of people are now involved with online congregations, generating new kinds of…

    Hardback – 2017-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion, Media and Culture

  • English Cathedral Music and Liturgy in the Twentieth Century

    By Martin Thomas

    This book examines the stylistic development of English cathedral music during a period of liturgical upheaval, looking at the attitudes of cathedral clergy, liturgists, composers, leading church music figures and organisations to music and liturgy. Arguments that were advanced for retaining an…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Worship Music and Everyday Musical Lives

    By Mark Porter

    Whilst Contemporary Worship Music arose out of a desire to relate the music of the church to the music of everyday life, this function can quickly be called into question by the diversity of musical lives present in contemporary society. Mark Porter examines the relationship between individuals’…

    Hardback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge
    Congregational Music Studies Series

  • Richard Baxter's Reformed Liturgy

    A Puritan Alternative to the Book of Common Prayer

    By Glen J. Segger

    The English Civil War and its aftermath was a time of human devastation, political uncertainty and religious instability. Amid the turmoil of those times, however, the Church of England also saw intense liturgical inventiveness. The Directory for Public Worship, Jeremy Taylor's Communion Office,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Liturgy, Worship and Society Series

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