Introducing Christian Worship

This postgraduate unit  introduces concepts that provide a foundation for the study of Christian worship. It includes the biblical basis for Christian worship, the theology of Christian worship, the role of culture in the development of worship, historical developments, current issues and preparation of a Christian worship service.

Study Level



Christian Life and Ministry

Sub Discipline

Worship and Liturgy

Credit Points




Learning Outcomes

At the end of this unit students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the biblical, theological, cultural and historical foundations for the practice of Christian worship within a particular tradition
  2. contrast recent developments within Christian worship
  3. critically analyse a range of liturgical resources, as a basis for further research
  4. compare the framework of various liturgical services
  5. differentiate the riches of the Christian liturgical traditions
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