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Author White, James F.
Title Documents of Christian worship : descriptive and interpretive sources / James F. White.
Imprint Louisville, Ky. : Westminster/J. Knox Press, c1992.
Edition 1st ed.
Book Jacket
 Main Collection  BV176 .W477 1992    AVAILABLE


Call # BV176 .W477 1992
Phys. Description xii, 257 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents TABLE OF CONTENTS -- The teaching of Christian worship -- Time as communication -- Space as communication -- Daily public prayer -- The service of the word -- Sacraments in general -- Christian initiation -- The eucharist -- Occasional services.
TABLES -- The classical liturgical families, sixth century to present -- The protestant traditions of worship, sixteenth century to present -- The classical liturgical families, c. 1600 A.D. -- The Protestant traditions of worship, c. 1600 A.D. -- Early documents and writers on Christian worship -- The Jewish calendar -- Division of original unitive commemorations -- Cycles of the liturgical year according to the common calendar -- Patterns of daily prayer -- Verbal and conceptual progression of baptism -- The ceremonies of the baptismal initiation -- Principal eucharistic rites, 1521-1571.
Subject Liturgics -- History -- Sources.
ISBN 0664253997 (acid-free paper)
9780664253998 (acid-free paper)