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Music as Theology
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Maeve Louise Heaney
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-01 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

"The conversation between music and theology, dormant for too long in recent years, is at last gathering pace. And rightly so. There will always be theologians who will regard music as a somewhat peripheral concern, too trivial to trouble the serious scholar, and in any case almost impossible to engage
Hearing Faith
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: Andrew A. Cashner
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-13 - Publisher: BRILL

An exploration into the ways Catholics in the Spanish Empire used devotional music (villancicos) to connect faith and hearing. By interpreting examples of “music about music” in the context of theological literature, it reveals how Spanish subjects listened and why.
Redneck Liberation
Language: en
Pages: 170
Authors: David Fillingim
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Mercer University Press

In this unique book, David Fillingim explores country music as a mode of theological expression. Following the lead of James Cone's classic, "The Spirituals and the Blues, Fillingim looks to country music for themes of theological liberation by and for the redneck community. The introduction sets forth the book's methodology
God in Sound and Silence
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Danielle Anne Lynch
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-22 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

Music, by its indeterminate levels of meaning, poses a necessary challenge to a theology bound up in words. Its distinctive nature as temporal and embodied allows a unique point of access to theological understanding. Yet music does not exist in a cultural vacuum, conveying universal truths, but is a part
Music as Prayer
Language: en
Pages: 89
Authors: Thomas H. Troeger
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This book explores how making and listening to music can be an act of prayer. From an impressive range of perspectives, theologians, poets, musicians, even scientists all give witness to the deeper dimensions of music.