Engaging with God: A Biblical Theology of Worship
Author: David Peterson
|Worship is of immense concern in the church and ironically the source of controversy and dispute. Can we get behind the question of what style of worship we should engage in to understand the bedrock foundation for God's people--honoring him as he desires? Is the dissatisfaction with worship voiced by so many perhaps a result of our having wandered from biblical teaching on the subject?|
Through careful exegesis in both Old and New Testaments, David Peterson unveils the total life-orientation of worship that is found in Scripture. Rather than determining for ourselves how we should worship, we, his people, are called to engage with God on the terms he proposes and in the way he alone makes possible.
This book calls for a radical rethinking of the meaning and practice of worship, especially by those responsible for leading congregations. Here is the starting place for recovering the richness of biblical worship.
Features: Illustrated, Index, Table of Contents
Physical Info: 0.93" H x 8.96" L x 6.02" W (1.05 lbs) 317 pages
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
US SRP: 28.00 US
Pub Date: July 01, 2002
David Peterson is principal of Oak Hill Theological College in London, England. Previously, he was lecturer in New Testament at Moore College in Sydney, Australia. He is the author of Hebrews and Perfection (Cambridge University Press).
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-Biblical teaching -Public worship
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- Religious Orientation | Christian
OCLC Number: OCLC#50235037
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