history of Christian worship. by Oscar Hardman

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Published by University of London Press in London .

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Bibliography: p. 241.

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SeriesLondon theological library
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Open LibraryOL21512604M

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This history book breaks the molds of stereotype. The format is simple: 1) worship of the New Testament Era 2) worship of the early Christian centuries 3) worship of the middle ages 4) worship of the reformation period 5) worship of modern times, and 6) worship of the future.

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Schaff, Philip. History of the Christian Church (8 volumes). Shelley, Bruce L. Church History in Plain Language. Tucker, Ruth A. Parade of Faith: A Biographical History of the Christian : Keith Mathison.

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We have the songs of Mary, Zachariah, and others at the birth of Christ. The book of Revelation includes songs extolling the Lamb who was slain.

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The history of praise dance dates back to biblical times. The first mention of dance in the Bible is in the book of Exodus when Miriam, sister of Moses, took a tambourine and led the women of Israel into a dance after witnessing the parting of the Red Sea.

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Christianity originated with the ministry of Jesus in the 1st century Roman province of ing to the Gospels, Jesus was a Jewish teacher and healer who proclaimed the imminent kingdom of God and was crucified c.

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The author, Bob Larson, was a self-proclaimed ex-rocker whose attempts to make a living as a musician had left him with no success. Doc Matthews gives a power-point lecture on early Christian worship. This lecture corresponds with Week 5 of his Spring History of Christianity course.

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