442F Which Worship Style for Church?
There are many styles of worship in the various Christian communities. When one examines the New Testament, one is impressed with the diversity of communities, concluding that Christianity was not a monolithic faith. Expressions of worship and practice differ from particularistic monistic styles evident in the Jerusalem and Judean congregation to the anti-hierarchical charismatic Pauline fellowships. In this course, we will study the variety of worship styles practiced in churches and evaluate them in the light of Scripture.