Restless Heart: 1 – “Worshipping with St. Justin”

Justin Martyr

Justin Martyr

We won’t normally be posting more than one episode a week, but here is the first full episode of the Restless Heart podcast. In today’s show we talk about an important figure in the Early Church known as St. Justin Martyr and look at what he had to say about Mass in 2nd Century Rome.

Episode 1: Worshipping with St. Justin (Download)


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* If this subject interests you, you might be interested in watching a longer presentation I have given on the subject of worship in the Early Church.

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Worship In The Early Church (Video)


Earlier this week, I gave a talk entitled “Worship In The Early Church”. In case you weren’t able to make it, the event organizer recorded my presentation and put it up on Vimeo:

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It is also available here on YouTube:

Worship In The Early Church



Last week I gave a talk on “Worship In The Early Church” at a local Seattle Young Adult event. I’ll be converting this talk into a series of posts later, but in case you wanted to have a listen, I recorded the first half of my talk on my phone:

In the latter portion of the talk we were going through some of the texts of the Early Church and the recording was a little too faint. I’ll put together a better recording at some point over the next few months.

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Worship In The Early Church

I’ve referenced this podcast quite a few times recently in online discussions, so I thought it deserved a post. In the following article from Called To Communion, there is a thirty minute lecture on what we know about Christian worship in the First Century:

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