Beyond the Worship Wars: Building Vital and Faithful Worship

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Almost every congregation is experiencing tension over worship. Many congregations have been participating in a renaissance of worship known as the "liturgical movement" and have reclaimed worship forms that have served the church for centuries. Yet because the church today is operating in a radically changed cultural environment, many people in our society do not understand liturgical worship and thus we must find language, music, themes, and images that speak to the unchurched, spiritually seeking person. In Beyond the Worship Wars, Thomas G. Long discusses the nine characteristics of vital and faithful worship practiced by a wide range of "third-way" congregations―all characteristics that make for vital and faithful worshi

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Thomas G. Long, Bandy Professor of Preaching at Candler School of Theology, Emory University, has been an ordained Presbyterian minister since 1971. In addition to his previous teaching positions at Princeton Theological Seminary, Columbia Theological Seminary, and Erskine Theological Seminary, he also served as director of Geneva Press, a division of the Presbyterian Publishing Corporation. He and his wife, Kimberly, live in Atlanta, Georgia.

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"Long calls us all into the presence of God, reminding us why we come to worship in the first place." -- Craig Dykstra, Vice President for Religion, Lilly Endowment, Inc.

"Pastors and congregations alike will profit greatly from a book so clearly written, so well thought through, so faithfully conceived." -- William H. Willimon, Professor of Christian Ministry, Duke University

"Thomas Long is eminently wise and acutely discerning! He calls us to genuine hospitality, gripping drama, festive creativity, and mission." -- Marva J. Dawn

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