To Glorify God: Essays on Modern Reformed Liturgy
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This multivolume work by Hughes Oliphant Old canvasses the history of preaching from the biblical period through modern times. These books explore the theme of preaching as Christian worship, looking especially at how preaching throughout history has been done as a sacred service.This book offers a significant evaluation of the two newest Reformed American Presbyterian and Church of Scotland liturgies, Common Order (1994) and the Book of Common Worship (1993). International scholars examine the background and content of these recent liturgical compilations and discuss the contributions that these liturgies have made to worship in the late twentieth-century church.
John Webster is Professor of Systematic Theology at the University of Aberdeen. Kathryn Tanner is Dorothy Grant Maclear Professor of Theology at the University of Chicago Divinity School. Iain Torrance is President and Professor of Patristics at Princeton Theological Seminary.ý
Bryan Douglas Spinks (D.D., University of Durham (Earned Degree; UK Higher Doctorate) is Professor of Liturgical Studies at Yale Divinity School. His most recent publications include Two Faces of Elizabethan Anglican Theology: Sacraments and Salvation in the Thought of William Perkins and Richard Hooker; Mar Nestorius and Mar Theodore the Interpreter: The Forgotten Eucharistic Prayers of East Syria; and Sacraments, Ceremonies: and the Stuart Divines: Sacramental Theology and Liturgy in England and Scotland, 1603-1662.
He is currently completing a commissioned book entitled Rituals and Theologies of Baptism: Beyond the Jordan Professor Spinks is co-editor of the Scottish Journal of Theology, a former consultant to the Church of England Liturgical Commission, president emeritus of the Church Service Society of the Church of Scotland, and a fellow of the Royal Historical Society.
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