Intro to Christian Worship

COURSE SYLLABUS: KimIST2021IntroductionToChristianWorshipHybridWinter2020-revised.docx

REQUIRED TEXTS (All books are available at the library):

  1. Ruth Duck, Worship for the Whole People of God: Vital Worship for the 21 st Century (ISBN: 970-0-664-23427-0) .
  2. Sharon R. Fennema, “Postcolonial Whiteness: Being-With in Worship,” in Liturgy in Postcolonial Perspectives: Only One Is Holy , ed. by Claudio Carvalhaes. (ISBN: 9781137516350). (Available on Canvas).
  3. Joan Huyser-Honig, “Technology in Worship: Beyond PowerPoint.” (Available on Canvas).
  4. Kimberly Long, From This Day Forward: Rethinking Christian Wedding (ISBN: 0664239307).
  5. Thomas Long & Thomas Lynch, The Good Funeral: Death, Grief, and the Community of Care (9780664238537).
  6. Graham Standish, “Why Do We Worship the Way We Have Always Worshiped When People Keep Changing?” Alban Weekly , Issue 311. (Available on Canvas).
  7. James White, A Brief History of Christian Worship (ISBN: 0687034140).
  8. Brian Wren, Praying Twice: The Music and Words of Congregational Song (ISBN: 0664256708) .
  9. “The Lima Document on Baptism and Eucharist.” (Available on Canvas).
  10. Your denominational worship book.

RECOMMENDED TEXTS (All books are available at the library):

  1. Eunjoo Mary Kim, Christian Preaching and Worship in Multicultural Contexts (ISBN: 9780814663455).
  2. James White, Protestant Worship: Tradition in Transition (ISBN: 0664250378) .
  3. Susan J. White, Foundations of Christian Worship (ISBN: 664229247).

SUGGESTED TEXTS (All books are available at the library):

  1. Kimberly Long and David Maxwell, Inclusive Marriage Services: A Wedding Sourcebook (ISBN:9780664262198).
  2. Thomas Long, Accompany Them with Singing: The Christian Funeral (ISBN: 0664239709).
  3. Gayle C. Felton, By Water and the Spirit (ISBN: 0881772011).
  4. Doreen M. McFarlane, Weddings with Today’s Families in Mind (ISBN: 978-0-8298-1737-9).



A Summary of Liturgical History.doc

Sharon Fennema-Postcolonial Whiteness.pdf

Criteria for Worship Evaluation.docx

Joan Huyser-Honig-Technology in Worship Beyond Powerpoint.docx

Tips for Worship Observation and Reflection.docx

Guidelines for the Group Project.docx

Jan 07, 2020TueWeek 1: One-page Essay 1due by 06:59AM
Jan 14, 2020TueWeek 2: Requirement #2due by 06:59AM
Jan 21, 2020TueWeek 3: One-pgae Essay 2due by 06:59AM
Jan 28, 2020TueWeek 4: One-page Essay 3due by 06:59AM
Feb 10, 2020MonWeek 5: Requirement #3due by 06:59AM
Feb 11, 2020TueWeek 6: Requirement #4due by 06:59AM
Feb 18, 2020TueWeek 7: One-page Essay 4due by 06:59AM
Feb 25, 2020TueWeek 8: One-page Essay 5due by 06:59AM
Mar 03, 2020TueWeek 9: One-page Essay 6due by 06:59AM
Mar 14, 2020SatWeek 10: Requirement #5due by 05:59AM