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Modern History of Worship


Katharine E. Harmon 
Marian Univeristy
Indianapolis, IN 46222
[email protected] 

Interim Convener, Kent Burreson
2500 Hartland Ave.
Saint Louis, MO 63114-63114
[email protected]


Mission Statement

The work of the Modern History of Worship Seminar focuses on analyzing the history, theology, and practice of worship from the 16th century to the present with an emphasis on interdisciplinary approaches and methods and practical application for the church today.

 2019 Seminar Agenda

Friday, January 4

Greetings and introductions of current work

Martin Connell, “Sacraments in the Work of Emily Dickinson”

Kyle Schiefelbein, "Musings on Digital Pastoral Liturgy"

Kent Burreson (& Rhoda Schuler) “Making Christians: Exploring the Formative 
        Impact of the Adult Catechumenal Process”

Shawn Strout, "A Liturgical Theology of the Offertory as Practiced by the Churches of         the Anglican Communion"

Sarah Blair, “50 Years: Uniting Conference of the EUB and Methodist Merger in

Saturday, January 5
Clare V. Johnson, “Big fish, small pond: Archbishop Guilford Young - the post-
         conciliar years”

Katharine E. Harmon, “Women Religious and the 20th century Roman Catholic
         Liturgical Movement”

Rychie Breidenstein, “Presentation for Modern Worship”

Planning for NAAL January 2020