Facing both ways?

A conversation on "ad orientem" vs "versus populum" celebration of the sacrament of the altar among Lutherans.

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  1. The conversation begins with a reference to my visit to Sung Eucharist at the Queen's Chapel of the Savoy yesterday morning:
  2. ( I think "Ali" should read "Also". :-) )
  3. (the above is to be read as an expression of regret at the genuflection-free zone that is every Lutheran service I've ever been to...)
  4. @PastorSharp then weighs in to say that "I think liturgically it makes sense only if it's a sacrifice. Prefer facing people.". @tapanisimojoki's response is then my reason for Storifying this conversation - enormously illuminating for me; hadn't seen it this way before /at all/:  
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