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The Touch of the Sacred

The Practice, Theology, and Tradition of Christian Worship
  • By F. Gerrit Immink
  • By Reinder Bruinsma
$25.49
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All over the world Christian communities meet on Sunday morning for worship. But what really happens during a worship service? How do worshipers participate in the service? What does it mean to sing, pray, and celebrate the Lord's Supper together? What do worshipers do when they listen to a sermon?
In The Touch of the Sacred Gerrit Immink offers thoughtful theological reflection on the religious practice of worship services in the Protestant tradition. He develops a theology of worship with a clear focus on the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ as he explores the meaning of worship, the mystery of Christ, the sacraments, prayer, and preaching. Ultimately, he says, something dynamic happens when a church congregation speaks and acts: it is touched by the sacred, by a very encounter with the living God.

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  • Additional Details
    • SKU: 9780802869159
    • Manufacturer: William B Eerdmans Pub Co
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9780802869159
    • Publication Date: 08/01/2014
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: F. Gerrit Immink
    • Author: Reinder Bruinsma
    • Page Count: 288
    • Weight: 0.85 pounds
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