Manchester Wesley Research Centre Meticulously researched, the book is the gold standard for the writing of Methodist liturgical history, especially American. It is clearly the most comprehensive history of worship among the variety of American Methodists.
<br>Professor of Worship at Boston University. Author of The Sunday Service of the Methodists: Twentieth-century Worship in Worldwide Methodism (Abingdon/Kingswood, 1996) and co-editor with Geoffrey Wainwright of The Oxford History of Christian Worship (Oxford University Press, 2006).<br>
Introduction The Lord's Day: The Shape of Worship The Lord's Day: Ordinary and Propers The Great Festivals of the Methodists The Rites of Christian Initiation The Lord's Supper The Music of Methodist Worship The Solemnization of Christian Marriage Methodist Funerals Devotion and Discipleship A House for Worship Roles in Public Worship American Methodist Worship: Memory and Modernization Notes Index