Thomas F. Torrance, "Liturgy and Apocalypse," Church Service Society Annual 24 (1954): 3-18; #1954-073
Torrance, Thomas F. "Liturgy and Apocalypse." Church Service Society Annual 24 (1954): 3-18; #1954-073
In the last number of the Church Service Society Annual, the Rev. R. Stuart Louden expressed his regret that so little of the theological revival of our generation is reflected in the liturgical activity of this Society, and insisted that the Society must find its way back into the main stream of the Church's life and allow invigorated theology to result in reinvigorated liturgy....
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This paper takes up the theme of a paper in the previous issue of the journal when Stuart Louden discussed the continuing role of the Church Service Society, with especial reference to the need for the Society to find its way back into the mainstream of the Church’s life and allow invigorated theology to result in reinvigorated liturgy. The paper examines the Apocalypse (Book of Revelation) to explore the place of the Ascension of Christ and his Second Advent in the worship of the New Testament Church, and draws out some of the theological implications of that for the liturgical movement today.