American Methodist Worship (Google eBook)

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Oxford University Press, Mar 8, 2001 - Religion - 368 pages
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This book offers a comprehensive examination of Methodist practice, tracing its evolution from the earliest days up to the present. Using liturgical texts as well as written accounts in popular and private sources, Karen Westerfield Tucker investigates the various rites and seasons of worship in Methodism and examines them in relation to American society.
  

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Contents

The Lords Day The Shape of Worship
3
The Lords Day Ordinary and Propers
31
The Great Festivals of the Methodists
60
The Rites of Christian Initiation
82
The Lords Supper
118
The Music of Methodist Worship
156
The Solemnization of Christian Marriage
176
Methodist Funerals
199
Devotion and Discipleship
224
A House for Worship
239
Roles in Public Worship
257
American Methodist Worship Memory and Modernization
270
Notes
283
Index
337
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