Inculturation: God's Mission and The Crucian "Old Year's Night" Liturgy
Book Summary: How are we to proclaim Christ in different cultures? This question was central to a landmark study on worship and culture conducted by the Lutheran World Federation between 1992 and 1999. Much has changed in the years since then: the world today more than ever is a multicultural global village. Worship and Culture revisits that LWF study and publication, shedding new light on the question from recent theological and sociological scholarship to expand and enrich the texts in the original three-volume work.
Chapter Summary: This work revisits the Lutheran World Federation's Nairobi Statement on Culture in light of more recent theological , sociological and cultural critiques. The basic question of the work centers around the proclamation of the gospel in varying cultures.
Donnella II, Joseph A. "Inculturation: God's Mission and The Crucian "Old Year's Night" Liturgy." Worship and Culture: Foreign Country or Homeland? Ed. Glaucia Vasconcelos Wilkey (Wm B. Eerdmans, December 2014), 182-199.