Uncommon order? Possible futures of worship in the Church of Scotland

Gay, D. (2013) Uncommon order? Possible futures of worship in the Church of Scotland. In: Stewart, J. (ed.) A Useable Past: Belief, Worship and Song in Reformation Context. Scottish Church Service Society: Edinburgh. ISBN 9780992772505

Gay, D. (2013) Uncommon order? Possible futures of worship in the Church of Scotland. In: Stewart, J. (ed.) A Useable Past: Belief, Worship and Song in Reformation Context. Scottish Church Service Society: Edinburgh. ISBN 9780992772505

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Abstract

One of a series of endowed Chalmers Lectures delivered in May 2010, this published lecture offers a condensed reading of different eras of liturgical development in Scotland, suggesting a schema of reform, reduction and retrieval/revival which opens out in the later 20th century to an era of diversity which begs the question of whether a 'common order' still exists. Looking to the future, the article discerns a number of key trends in current worship practice and identifies those seen as likely to be definitive for future worship practice.

Item Type:Book Sections
Status:Published
Refereed:No
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Gay, Rev Douglas
Authors: Gay, D.
Subjects:B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BV Practical Theology
College/School:College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > Theology and Religious Studies
Journal Name:Record of the Scottish Church Service Society
Publisher:Scottish Church Service Society
ISBN:9780992772505

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