Daily Bread, Holy Meal: Opening the Gifts of Holy Communion

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Augsburg Books, 1 avr. 2014 - 96 pages

Drawing on recent biblical and historical studies, this exploration of the eucharist asks the seeker in every Christian to consider the ecological, theological, communal, and ethical dimensions of the Lord’s supper. The Worship Matters Studies Series examines key worship issues through studies by pastors, musicians, and laypeople from throughout the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Features include the following: 1) Informal and insightful writing for all readers; 2) Study questions at the end of every chapter; 3) Examination of vital issues in weekly worship; and 4) Increased ability of leaders and congregants to understand and experience worship more richly.

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Let the Vineyards Be Fruitful
15
To Give Our Thanks and Praise
27
Breaking Bread with the Outcast
41
Pour Us Out for Each Other
53
Have Mercy on Us
65
To Give Ourselves Away As Bread for the Hungry
77
Ollie Mae Mills Kjesbus Molasses Raisin Bread
89
Bibliography
91
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 Samuel Torvend is Professor of the History of Christianity at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington. He is Director of the Wild Hope Project on Vocation, and Director of the Center for Religion and Culture in the Pacific Northwest. He also serves as priest associate for adult formation at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Seattle. A graduate of Pacific Lutheran University, he holds the MDiv (Wartburg Seminary), MA (Aquinas Institute of Theology), and PhD (St. Louis University). He is the author of Daily Bread, Holy Meal: Opening the Gifts of Holy Communion (Augsburg Fortress) and Luther and the Hungry Poor: Gathered Fragments (Fortress Press).

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