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Feed: This Side of the Pulpit » This Side of the Pulpit Posted on: Wednesday, July 11, 2012 4:06 AM Author: Christopher Hall Subject: Incense in Christian Worship
What follows is a brief essay especially written for the people of Grace Lutheran, reflecting the current practices here and the use of incense in the past. I wrote it to organize my thoughts and presentations to the people here, many of whom are used to some use of it, but need to be reminded of the hows and whys. I would appreciate comments and feedback, though. Incense in the Bible Incense used in Judeo-Christian worship is usually a resin from the Boswellia tree, called frankincense, or a...
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