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The Miscellany of Methodist Worship

Gribben, Robert W. (2018) The Miscellany of Methodist Worship. Journal of Wesleyan Thought, 1 (1). pp. 1-10. ISSN 2209-8291

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Abstract

In this article a number of distinctively Methodist forms of worship, which are only infrequently celebrated today, are examined. The eighteenth-century Love Feast, Watchnight Service and Covenant Service are all discussed and anecdotal reflections on their contemporary use are given. John Wesley’s Sunday Service is described as the foundation of much contemporary Methodist and Uniting/United liturgy. ‘Form and freedom’ are identified as the characteristic feature of Wesleyan worship.

Item Type: Published Articles
Repository Version: Author's Final Manuscript
Keywords: Methodist Worship, liturgy
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: Strategic Basic Research
Subjects: D - Liturgy
College/Association with University of Divinity: Pilgrim Theological College
Depositing User: Dr Suman Kashyap
Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2019 02:33
Last Modified: 25 Mar 2019 02:33
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/3466

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