Date of Award
Doctor of Ministry (DMin)
A Participatory Action Research (PAR) study focusing on perichoretic worship as a way of cultivating holy relationship with the Triune God, with others, and with the world. Theoretical lenses include ritual studies, Faith Development Theory, and personhood in social relationships. Theological lenses include perichoresis, Lutheran worship, and faith practices. Using both quantitative and qualitative research, the study explores the practice of Christian worship in a large Lutheran congregation and seeks to grow active participation in the missional work of the Triune God through worship grounded in Word and Sacrament. Presents the Triune God as the active subject of Christian worship.
Busboom, Greg G., "Perichoretic Worship: Cultivating Relationships with the Triune God, with One Another, and with the World" (2018). Doctor of Ministry Theses. 38.