Worship in the Early Church

Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1974 - 144 pages
"The church is a worshiping community. .....a renewed interest in the aspects of worship and a variety of liturgical experimentation and revision. .... chapters in this volume shed vivlical light on how the earliest Christians worshiped God; in so doing they provide illumination for those who would carry on their worship today in an authentic and genuine manner.......Worship involves all Christians. ... (from back cover)

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This is a thoroughly academic look at the worship in the early church. Martin walks us through the patterns, habits, and expressions of worship in the early christian church. It is not a long book ... Consulter l'avis complet

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Table des matières

Preface to Revised Edition
The ChurchA Worshipping Community
The Jewish Inheritance in the Temple and Synagogue
The Prayers and Praises of the New Testament
Hymns and Spiritual Songs
The Pattern of Sound WordsEarly Creeds and Confessions of Faith
The Ministry of the Word
Concerning the Collection Christian Stewardship
The Gospel SacramentsBaptism in the Teaching of Jesus
The Apostolic Practice of Baptism
The Supper in the Upper RoomIts Background and Significance
The Lords Supper in the Early Church
Later Developments of Christian Worship
Droits d'auteur

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Page 11 - Kings of the earth, and all people; princes, and all judges of the earth: Both young men, and maidens; old men, and children: Let them praise the name of the Lord: for his name alone is excellent; his glory is above the earth and heaven.
Page 9 - Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places, even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him.

À propos de l'auteur (1974)

Ralph P. Martin (1925 2013) was distinguished scholar in residence at Fuller Theological Seminary, Haggard School of Theology, Azusa Pacific University, and Logos Evangelical Seminary in El Monte, California. He wrote numerous studies and commentaries on the New Testament, including Worship in the Early Church, the volume on Philippians in The Tyndale New Testament Commentary series, and James in the Word Biblical Commentary, for which he also served as New Testament editor.

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