W 243 Anointing in Worship: A Reflection on Developing Practice£2.77
The use of oil in anointing has rapidly developed in the last few years to include not only anointing those who are sick for healing, but at many stages of the start of new ministry.
But does such use have good historical precedent? Is it rooted in Scripture? And is there a coherent theological understanding behind this practice? In some cases—but not all!