Seeks to identify and describe the continuing Christian vision, to trace its modes of transmission, and to permit it to illuminate the human context. The result is a systematic theology in the perspective of worship.
"A rich book that is filled with insights into and information about the liturgy and its relationship to theological issues."--Calvin Theological Journal
"Highly original and genuinely refreshing....Wainwright has made an important contribution to contemporary theological discourse and supplied welcome evidence that, all claims to the contrary notwithstanding, ecumenism is by no means dead."--John Jay Hughes, America
"A delight...fills in many gaps in the standard treatments and casts fresh light on various perplexing questions....Written with an impressive command of the pertinent literature and in a serenely ecumenical spirit."--Avery Dulles, S.J., The Catholic University of America
"I have been wrestling with how to relate theology and the worship life of the Church [and] the cross-cultural dimensions of the Christian faith. This book refreshingly fills [that] need."--Tite Tienou, Alliance Theological Seminary
"It is a book with which the reader must think, question, wrestle, and pray....This systematic theology should be required reading for any church professional, be it clergy or lay professionals."--Creator Magazine