Worship: A Practical Guide is an ecumenical resource for worship leaders, written by a scholar with more than twenty years of teaching and worship leadership experience in Asia. It offers a biblical understanding of worship in accessible terms and draws out practical implications for Sunday worship. The meaning and structure of the Sunday service is at the center of the discussion. The chapters on ritual, culture, music, space, and time will especially enhance the reader’s appreciation for the richness of Christian worship. Asian Christians of diverse traditions will find this work enlightening and helpful for ministry.
“A timely publication in a succinct, scholarly, practical and holistic handbook of worship with clarity, ecumenical insights and certain Asian perspectives.”
Retired President and Professor of Worship, Church Music and Ethnomusicology Tainan Theological College and Seminary, Taiwan; General Editor, Sound the Bamboo (CCA Hymnal)
“Truscott’s contribution is a timely gift for the Church to appreciate her legacy and be rooted in her worship expressions for the 21st century.”
Lim Swee Hong
Deer Park Associate Professor of Sacred Music, Emmanuel College, Director of the Master of Sacred Music Program at Emmanuel College of Victoria University, University of Toronto, Canada
About The Author
Jeffrey A. Truscott is an ordained minister of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, currently serving as Lecturer in Liturgy and Worship at Trinity Theological College in Singapore. Prior to that, he was Associate Professor and Dean of the Chapel at Japan Lutheran College and Theological Seminary in Tokyo. He holds degrees from two Lutheran seminaries and a PhD in liturgical studies from the University of Notre Dame, in Indiana, USA.
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229 by 152 mm (closed)