"Is the most comprehensive history of worship among John Wesley's various American spiritual descendants that has ever been written. It will be a foundational book for anyone who wishes to understand how American Methodists have worshiped,"---Sacramental Life. "A groundbreaking study,"---The Journal of Religion. 368 pages, softcover. Oxford University.
"American Methodist Worship is the most comprehensive history of worship among John Wesley's various American spiritual descendents that has ever been written. It will be a foundational book for anyone who wishes to understand how American Methodists have worshipped."-Sacramental Life
"This groundbreaking study will help to reshape the way that we think about early American Methodist worship and how it connects to more recent trends."-- The Journal of Religion
"Karen Westerfield Tucker's exhaustive examination of the history of American Methodist worship may indeed launch a new genre in liturgical historiography: denominational liturgical histories. The genius of this contribution is its comprehensiveness in examining for the first time the worship life of an American ecclesiological tradition."--Doxology
Professor of Worship at Boston University. Author of The Sunday Service of the Methodists: Twentieth-century Worship in Worldwide Methodism (Abingdon/Kingswood, 1996) and co-editor with Geoffrey Wainwright of The Oxford History of Christian Worship (Oxford University Press, 2006).