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P690 Worship through the Phases of Life: Occasional Services

This course will consider the theological, liturgical, and homiletical aspects of occasional services in the life of the church: weddings, funerals, services of healing and wholeness, ordination, and other rites related to baptism. Students will explore cultural attitudes and sociological analyses regarding rites of passage in the church, consider those rites theologically, and examine liturgies associated with those rites. Prerequisites: P540 Worship Intro & P530 Preaching Intro.

Credits: 3.0


Dr. Kimberly Bracken Long

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