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Protestant Worship and Church Architecture: Theological and Historical Considerations by James F. White
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Studio: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.64" Width: 6.12" Height: 0.55" Weight: 0.6 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 2003
Publisher Wipf & Stock Publishers
ISBN 1592441637 ISBN13 9781592441631
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More About 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.
James F. White was born in 1953 and has an academic affiliation as follows - Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA.
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Form and Function in Church Architecture Aug 5, 2007
I have recently read two other of James F. White's works. This is a very practical analysis of the theological function behind the various historical forms of church architecture. His emphasis is on the font, altar, and pulpit in various treatments of worship space. He limits himself to the main sanctury. Historical development is focused on the understanding of present practice. He gives perspective on Eastern and Western traditions, the American developments in the West, recent studies of Early Christianity, and recent changes due to Pentecostal theology. He is a defender of lay involvement in worship with an emphasis on the work of worship in liturgy. This is an easy read, and a good introduction to his other works on worship.