By Geoffrey Wainwright,Karen B. Westerfield Tucker
The Oxford background of Christian Worship
is a accomplished and authoritative background of the origins and improvement of Christian worship to the current day. subsidized via a global roster of specialists as individuals, this new ebook will learn the liturgical traditions of Orthodox, Catholic, and Protestant, and Pentecostal traditions all through historical past and internationally. With 240 images and 10 maps, the total geographical unfold of Christianity is roofed, together with Europe, North the United States, Latin the USA, Africa, East Asia, and the Pacific. Following modern tendencies in scholarship, it's going to disguise social and cultural contexts, fabric tradition and the arts.
Written to be obtainable to the informed layperson, this specific and gorgeous quantity also will attract clergy and liturgists and extra as a rule to scholars and students of the liturgy, Christian theology, church background, and global history.