Liturgy 07 The Problem of Icons
This talk is from the Theopolis Course on Christian Liturgy - This class is an intensive study of the purpose and form of Christian liturgy. In this course, Jeff Meyers explores the biblical foundations for liturgical worship, especially the “sacrificial” sequence and order of worship. Meyers also addresses the cultural significance of liturgical Christian practice and the problems of modern “free” worship. This course also features two lectures by James B. Jordan on the historical development of worship practices in the Old Testament (from Eli to Jesus) and addressing the problems with iconography in worship. The final recording is a liturgical service (a Vespers service) including an exhortation by Peter J. Leithart.
James B. Jordan is the Director of Biblical Horizons ministries, a theological think tank that publishes books, monographs, essays and taped lectures focused on Bible commentary, Biblical theology and liturgical theology. He holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia in comparative literature. During four years in the United States Air force,... read more