Worship in Ancient Israel by Walter Brueggermann
Worship in Ancient Israel: An Essential Guide
Contributor(s): Brueggemann, Walter (Author)
Physical Info: 0.36" H x 9.06" L x 6.62" W (0.42 lbs) 118 pages
In an engaging style--characteristic of the author, Walter Brueggemann--this Essential Guide describes the leading motifs of ancient Israel's worship traditions in the Old Testament. The author guides the reader through the themes, central texts, prayers, festivals, and practices of that worship. He sees throughout the Old Testament a central emphasis on worship as a covenantal gesture and utterance by the community in the presence of God. In addition to being an essential guide to this subject, this book is intended to be in the service of current theological and practical issues concerning worship of the church in its ecumenical character.