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David Gambrell answers questions about Presbyterian worship


His new book answers FAQs and not-so-frequent inquiries on worship

by Westminster John Knox Press | Special to Presbyterian News Service

“Presbyterian Worship Questions and Answers,” a new book by David Gambrell, was published by Westminister John Knox Press. (Contributed image)

LOUISVILLE — Westminster John Knox Press announces the release of “Presbyterian Worship Questions and Answers” by the Rev. Dr. David Gambrell.

Gambrell is associate for worship in the Office of Theology and Worship of the Presbyterian Mission Agency.

Drawn from scholarly insights, pastoral instincts and Gambrell’s decade of experience in the Office of Theology and Worship, this book provides accessible answers to frequently asked questions about Presbyterian worship along with a few questions we ought to ask more frequently. Find answers to questions such as:

  • What is the order of worship?
  • Should Presbyterian worship be traditional, contemporary or blended?
  • What is the lectionary, and where does it come from?

From the practical to the philosophical, “Presbyterian Worship Questions and Answers sheds new light on the meaning and mystery of worship in the Reformed tradition. Discover answers to all your questions about Presbyterian worship today. “Presbyterian Worship Questions and Answers is now available through Westminster John Knox Press and other major retailers.

David Gambrell is associate for worship in the Office of Theology and Worship in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). He is the author of “Breathing Spirit into Dust: Fifty Hymn Texts” and coeditor of the “2018 Book of Common Worship.”

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