Ritual community and identity formation: A case study of the Thai Covenant Church in Thailand

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This essay seeks to showcase the emerging efforts of the Christian church in Asia to recover her indigenous voice in worship through contextualized Christian ritual praxis and music making. Through the life and ministry of the Thai Covenant Church, we examine its significance to the formation of a community of faith.

Keywords: Thailand; church music; contextualization; creative arts; identity; ritual

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/ijcm.2.1.79_1

Publication date: May 1, 2009

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