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Draw Near: The Heart of Communion with God. By Scott Aniol. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2020, lx + 90 pp., $15.00 paper. In this little book, Scott Aniol, associate professor of church music and worship at Southwestern Seminary, beautifully …

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Lovin’ on Jesus: A Concise History of Contemporary Worship, by Swee Hong Lim and Lester Ruth. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2017. 162 pp. $29.99. To echo a sentiment from Ira Gershwin: it’s very clear contemporary worship is here to stay. Provided …

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Myers, Ken A. All God’s Children and Blue Suede Shoes: Christians and Popular Culture. 1989. Reprint, Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2012. In a postmodern culture built upon the shifting sands of subjectivity and popularity, the Church is called to offer a distinct …

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White, James F. A Brief History of Christian Worship. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1993. To fully grasp and appreciate the vast diversity found within present-day Christian worship requires an objective examination of the practices of those who have gone before. United Methodist …

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Rhythms of Grace: How the Church’s Worship Tells the Story of the Gospel, by Mike Cosper (Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2013). Cosper, pastor of worship and arts at Sojourn Community Church in Louisville, Kentucky, roots his discussion of Christian liturgy in …

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Purchase on Amazon.com Ross, Allen P. Recalling the Hope of Glory: Biblical Worship from the Garden to the New Creation. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 2006. Amidst a secular cultural landscape and within an ever-present climate of debate over what constitutes …

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Purchase on Amazon.com Harold Best is arguably the most influential voice on music in the contemporary worship scene. In a 2008 blog post, Bob Kauflin states about Best’s first book, Music Through the Eyes of Faith, that he “read it …

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