2. The Body by A History Of Christian Worship
Cross Rhythms Product Code: 124410
Product Format: DVD
Content Type: Documentary
Cat. Code: 501381D
Release Date: 19 Oct 2010
■For followers of Jesus Christ, worship has spanned over two thousand years to include a long and diverse history of sacred practices. The many ways in which the faithful have preserved and celebrated God's story is limited only by the human imagination.
■A History of Christian Worship: Ancient Ways, Future Paths is a six-part series that explores centuries of worship practices, as seen through the eyes of Protestant, Catholic and Orthodox churches and discussed by leading voices from a cross-section of the Christian community. From scripture, sermons and creeds to baptism and the Eucharist, from art and music to drama and media, from prayer and contemplation to service and ministry, viewers will discover the significant people and events that have shaped history and learn how modern worship practices are rooted in the earliest foundations of the Christian faith.
■Part 2: The Body explores how individuals are joined with the body of Christ through baptism and how the idea of community is essential to the worship experience, including:
■What early church documents and practices teach us about how baptism is celebrated today.
■What symbols are common to all Christians in the celebration of baptism.
■Why there are different forms of baptism among various Christian traditions.
■How the Scriptures and church history support the community of believers as an important part of worship.
■How one unique community of believers celebrates worship through its western-themed cowboy church.
■Includes optional English subtitles and film trailers.
■For these topics and more, join us on a journey from ancient ways to future paths as we discover a history of Christian worship.
■Visit www.ancientwaysfuturepaths.com for additional resources for this DVD:
■Film scripts on PDF
■Discussion guides on PDF
■Interviews not found on DVD
■Links to worship and church history resources
■Sermon outlines and ideas
■Biographies of featured scholars and worship experts
■Extended film cred