Hendrickson PublishersSacred Actions of Christian Worship
In this comprehensive volume, an ecumenical group of evangelical scholars, denominational leaders, and ministers provide insight into the traditions and practices of the sacred actions of worship in the ancient, Medieval, Eastern Orthodox, Reformation, and modern churches. Other sections highlight the historical origins and development of ritual in worship; the theology and practice of baptism and the Lord's Table; and detailed articles on such sacred actions as anointing the sick, child dedication, confirmation, foot washing, the funeral, the renewel of baptismal vows, and marriage. Numerous historical and contemporary liturgical and special worship services are provided throughout the volume.
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