Shaping the worship of the Reformed Church in Geneva: Calvin on prayer and praise

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dc.contributor.author Heron, Alasdair I.C.
dc.date.accessioned 2013-04-19T07:55:42Z
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dc.date.issued 2012-11-22
dc.description Both these editions indicate from which source the different strands of material are taken en
dc.description This was the state of information when Marti compiled his edition and also when this lecture was delivered in May 2009. At the autumn 2009 meeting of the Presbytery of Europe in Lausanne, however, Felix Allender of the Genevan congregation told me of a letter of 09 July 2009 which he received from the Director of the Landesbibliothek informing him of the existence of another copy in the Henri- Arnaud-Haus/Waldensermuseum in Ötisheim. en
dc.description Note: Prof. Dr Alasdair Heron is participating as research associate of Prof. Dr Johan Buitendag, Dean of the Faculty of Theology of the University of Pretoria, South Africa. This article represents a reworked version of a paper delivered at the Annual Lecture to the Church Service Society on 25th May 2009 in Greyfriars Church, Edinburgh. Aspects of the paper was published in the Record of the Church Service Society, with permission by the author. en
dc.description.abstract The article aims to investigate the Calvin’s Genevan Service Order. It focuses on the question how the Psalter Calvin shaped the worship of the Reformed Church in Geneva. The article follows the critical edition of the Genevan prayer in Calvini Opera Selecta and in the German Studienausgabe as the two main published editions of the Genevan order with its related texts. The article shows that Calvin adhered to the general line of the Swiss and Upper German Reformations. It explores the understanding of worship refl ected in the Genevan Service Order and the specifi c signifi cance of its musical aspect. The article illustrates why Calvin gave the psalms the place he did in Genevan Reformed worship. en
dc.description.librarian am2013 en
dc.description.librarian mn2013
dc.description.uri htt p://www.hts.org.za en
dc.format.extent 8 pages en
dc.format.medium PDF en
dc.identifier.citation Heron, A 2012, 'Shaping the worship of the Reformed Church in Geneva: Calvin on prayer and praise’, HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies 68(1), Art. #1350, 8 pages.htt p://dx.DOI.org/ 10.4102/hts.v68i1.1350 en
dc.identifier.issn 0259-9422 (print)
dc.identifier.issn 2072-8050 (online)
dc.identifier.other 10.4102/hts.v68i1.1350
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2263/21324
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher AOSIS Open Journals en
dc.rights © 2012. The Authors. Licensee: AOSIS OpenJournals. This work is licensed under the Creati ve Commons Att ributi on License. en
dc.subject Calvin, Jean, 1509-1564 en
dc.subject Genevan prayer en
dc.subject Calvini Opera Selecta en
dc.subject German Studienausgabe en
dc.subject.lcsh Reformed Church en
dc.subject.lcsh God (Christianity) -- Worship and love en
dc.title Shaping the worship of the Reformed Church in Geneva: Calvin on prayer and praise en
dc.type Article en


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