In His Sanctuary

Recalling the Hope of Glory: Biblical Worship from the Garden to the New Creation
by Allen P. Ross
Kregel, 2006
(591 pages, $35.99, hardcover)

reviewed by Peter J. Leithart

Now a professor of Old Testament at Beeson Divinity School, Allen P. Ross grew up in a German Baptist Church of which his father was pastor, but he has since made his way through Methodism and Presbyterianism, arriving finally in the Episcopal Church. This range of liturgical experience lends an appealing catholic breadth to this work, as he draws on the best of each of these traditions.

Ross emphasizes that worship must be an expression of devotion to God, but . . .

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Peter J. Leithart is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church in America and the president of Trinity House Institute for Biblical, Liturgical & Cultural Studies in Birmingham, Alabama. His many books include Defending Constantine (InterVarsity), Between Babel and Beast (Cascade), and, most recently, Gratitude: An Intellectual History (Baylor University Press). His weblog can be found at www.leithart.com. He is a contributing editor of Touchstone.

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