New Liturgy for New Space: St. James' Episcopal Church, Leith, Scotland, Palm Sunday 2003
Hayes, Alan L., Anglican and Episcopal History
The arrangement of liturgical space influences the conduct and experience of worship in a great many ways. A style of preaching that is effective in a cathedral may not be appropriate in a country church. Music that sounds warm and rich in one room may seem thin and dull in another. What a congregation sees, how well it listens, how friendly or awed or expectant it feels, how it passes the peace, how readily it responds to humor, how long it can sit still, all these depend in part on architecture, furniture, lighting, and decoration. In most churches, liturgical space remains largely the same for years or decades on end, and leaders and congregations may not notice how deeply it is …
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Publication information: Article title: New Liturgy for New Space: St. James' Episcopal Church, Leith, Scotland, Palm Sunday 2003. Contributors: Hayes, Alan L. - Author. Journal title: Anglican and Episcopal History. Volume: 73. Issue: 1 Publication date: March 2004. Page number: 129+. © Historical Society of the Episcopal Church Mar 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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