Introduction to Christian Worship

Fourth Edition Revised and Updated

Book - Paperback
Introduction to Christian Worship
Paperback ISBN: 9781501884627
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E-Book ISBN: 9781501884634
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Published August 2021

Students of worship have read and re-read White's book for generations. James White's classic Christian worship text, revised and updated for the first time in more than twenty years. Author Ed Phillips was one of White's graduate students. He is joined by practitioners and teachers from emerging generations, who contribute timely and well-researched material from their own areas of expertise. This new content brings the original up to date, filling significant gaps since the original publication on topics like technology, arts, embodiment in and of worship, pluralism and multiculturalism, denominational changes, and changes in the spaces and forms of worship, including worship in the age of pandemics. This new edition will take its place on the shelf of every student, pastor, and leader of Christian worship. 

About the Author

James F. White

James F. White holds the Bard Thompson Chair of Liturgical Studies at Drew University. He previously taught at the Perkins School of Theology for twenty-two years and was professor of liturgy at the University of Notre Dame until 1999. He has served as president of the North American Academy of Liturgy and received its Berakah Award. He also chaired the editorial committee of the Section on Worship of the Board of Discipleship of The United Methodist Church. Dr. White holds an A.B. from Harvard, a B.D. from Union Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. from Duke University.