In Spirit and Truth

A Vision of Episcopal Worship

Edited by Stephanie A. Budwey, Kevin Moroney, Sylvia Sweeney, and Samuel Torvend

Dec/2020, 208 Pages, PAPERBACK, 6 x 9

ISBN-13: 9781640652989

An invitation to a conversation about the direction of our worship life.

The Anglican colloquium of the North American Academy of Liturgy acknowledged the need for a collection of insights to aid in the liturgical formation of the Episcopal Church as we move into liturgical revision. The volume's contributions have been shaped around the clauses of resolution A068, looking at the ways in which parishes and individuals can live into this time of revision and creativity. With a shared understanding of our deepest held Christian values, the editors look forward to what the future brings for our collective worship lives and our missional lives as bearers of Christ to a troubled and broken world.

This volume provides churches with tools for intelligent, cogent, accessible historical and theological conversation illuminating the way forward for the Episcopal branch of the Jesus movement.

STEPHANIE A. BUDWEY, PhD is the Luce Dean’s Faculty Fellow Assistant Professor of the History and Practice of Christian Worship and the Arts and Director of the Religion in the Arts and Contemporary Culture Program at Vanderbilt Divinity School.

THE REV. CANON KEVIN MORONEY, Ph. D., serves as the H. Boone Porter Chair of Liturgics at The General Theological Seminary, where he also serves as Director of the Chapel of the Good Shepherd.

SYLVIA SWEENEY is Dean and President of Bloy House, the Episcopal Theological School at Claremont. With a doctorate in Liturgical Studies from Graduate Theological Union, she has worked with progressive Christians seeking to expand their own vision for spiritual formation. As a professor of Liturgical Studies and of Homiletics, she helps church leaders and those preparing for ordained ministry bridge the divide between academia, the pew, and our busy city streets.

THE REV. DR. SAMUEL TORVEND is senior historian in the Department of Religion at Pacific Lutheran University and Associate Priest for Adult Formation at Christ Episcopal Church in Tacoma, WA.

Keywords

  • Liturgy
  • revision
  • Book of Common Prayer
  • Jesus Movement
  • formation
  • inclusion and diversity

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