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1956–1959

Research and Development: Theology, Community, and Church

 

1956

1957

1958

1959

  • Research and development of worship and the Daily Office
  • Experimentation with the use of contemporary poetry in worship, such as E.E. Cummings and T.S. Eliot
  • Experimentation with secular language in worship
  • Research into existential theology
  • Development of Religious Studies Curriculum
  • Research and development of the practice of discipline and comprehensive operating structures for intentional community
  • Research into the concept of mission in the local church
  • Development of the concept: “The Church is mission”
  • The Christian Faith and Life Community begins to focus work outside itself
  • 16 theological studies combined into the Religious Studies 1 course: RS-I: The 20th Century Theological Revolution