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Conducting Worship

David Albert Jones

in The Clerical Profession in the Long Eighteenth Century, 1680-1840

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199213009
eISBN:
9780191707179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213009.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines the clergy's core task of leading worship in their parishes. It explores the evidence about Sunday services, about how frequently they were held, the manner in which they were ... More


How Should We Regard the Religious Ceremonies of the Church of Scientology?

Régis Dericquebourg

in Scientology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195331493
eISBN:
9780199852321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331493.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the role of the ceremonies of the Church of Scientology. Scientology aims at personal, spiritual self-development and does not a priori need a religious service. Hubbard may, in ... More


Little Zion in Church

Shelly O'foran

in Little Zion: A Church Baptized by Fire

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830482
eISBN:
9781469606118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876664_o_foran.8
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores Little Zion's traditions or events of church life, including Sunday services, weddings and funerals, and the education of children. It describes the ways in which traditions at ... More


Sacred Sundays

Abby Day

in The Religious Lives of Older Laywomen: The Last Active Anglican Generation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198739586
eISBN:
9780191802546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739586.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

A significant insight gained from the intense fieldwork schedule was the embodied realization that Sunday services were a welcome relief from the week’s labour. The church service also structured the ... More


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