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Ethnodoxology encourages people to worship in their own way

When people are encouraged to worship in their own "heart language," they are able to know God in the ways they understand. Ethnodoxology—the theological and anthropological study, and practical application, of how different cultures can use their unique artistic expressions to worship—is explored in an article published by the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship. Read stories of how worship was transformed in one community when outside pastors encouraged members to find their worship voice through music and arts of the local culture. The article features music and dance clips and visual worship arts from around the world, as well as study guides to stimulate discussion about cultural differences and their implications for worship in your faith community




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