Few topics in the church today arouse more interest or debate than the issue of worship. Settling “the worship wars” will demand more than simply catering to the latest trends and satisfying personal preferences.
In this irenic new book, recognized experts offer worship leaders and those preparing for ministry a valuable resource for sorting through layers of tradition and creative innovation to unchanging biblical tenets that define three key components to authentic worship:
Contributors include Robert E. Webber, Timothy J. Ralston, Thomas M. Stallter, Timothy D. Sprankle, David P. Nelson, Ronald E. Manahan, Thomas F. Atchison, and Richard E. Averbeck.
“Both substantial and accessible. This book will surely engage not only the minds but the hearts of seminary students and pastors everywhere.”
Author of The New Worship
“This scholarly work will help achieve armistice. . . . Bateman not only helps us think practically and culturally, but especially theologically.”
—Jay A. Quine
Philadelphia Biblical University
Herbert W. Bateman IV (Th.M and Ph.D., Dallas Theological Seminary) is professor of New Testament Studies at Grace Theological Seminary, Winona Lake, Indiana. He is general editor of Three Central Issues in Contemporary Dispensationalism: A Comparison of Traditional and Progressive Views.