New PDF release: Can God Come Out To Play?: Liturgy Ceremony Ritual

By Sally Armour Wotton

Liturgy isn't really a spiritual frill or Sunday morning ceremonial workout. it's a communal reaction to the sacred.
The liturgies, ceremonies, and rituals in our lives are the stuff of truth and feature the facility to heal and encourage us. From archaic occasions they've got had this skill, as they've got consistently been our interplay with God and the gods.
This booklet is full of essays and tales, old and glossy. a few of its liturgies are attempted and confirmed, artistic, ecumenical prone of worship and others are nonreligious, spirit-filled events.
Can God pop out To Play? is geared toward those people who are trying to find a non secular method of present day demanding situations and have an interest in creative types and techniques to lead them. Educators, clergy, divinity scholars, occasion facilitators, care staff, and environmentalists will take pleasure in this booklet as a invaluable source. And all its readers may have something in common--a willingness to acknowledge God as their mysterious, playful companion.

"In this pleasant gem, Sally reminds us that 'to get well a sensual spirituality is to get well a biblical one.' From 'The banquet of Fools' to 'Liturgies of Naming,' she stresses the significance of formality being significant. confident that artists and linguists are one of the prophets of our time, she encourages us to name on their mind's eye. On pilgrimage or at the labyrinth, she is consistently asking 'What time is it now?' Time, it sort of feels, to be playmates with God. Have fun!"
--Fred J. Hiltz, Archbishop, Primate, Anglican Church of Canada

Sally Armour Wotton, initially an actor in manhattan urban, is now a professor of storytelling and of sacred writing at Trinity collage tuition of Divinity, collage of Toronto. She, with Kelly Walker and Alexandra Caverly-Lowery, based Sacred Acts: a consortium of artists who've facilitated liturgies for schooling, worship, and the office throughout Canada. Sally is the writer of We The Storytellers: mixing Our tales with God's Story, 2013.

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