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Gathered in Hope: Christian Worship and the Future Present

Gribben, Robert W. (2004) Gathered in Hope: Christian Worship and the Future Present. In: Hope: Challenging the Culture of Despair. ATF, HIndmarsh. ISBN 9781920691202

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Abstract

This essay explores the theme of hope as it is expressed in the official liturgies of the Uniting Church of Australia, and then discusses the question of clerical liberty: to what extent are members of the Uniting Church clergy free to depart, not from the form but the context of the liturgies? And when they do, how often do they transgress into culturally-acceptable norms but thereby under-play the distinctively Christian witness of hope?

Item Type: Book Chapters
Repository Version: Metadata Only
Keywords (separated by commas): Worship, liturgy, community, hope, eschatology
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subject Area(s): D - Liturgy
Association with University of Divinity: UFT-UCTC: United Faculty of Theology - Uniting Church Theological College
Depositing User: Repository Manager
Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2009 12:30
Last Modified: 13 May 2010 13:58
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/124

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