Resounding truth: Christian wisdom in the world of music

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Baker Academic, Dec 1, 2007 - Music - 412 pages
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Even fallen humans compose beautiful symphonies, music that touches emotions as nothing else can. Resounding Truth shows Christians how to uncover the Gospel message found in the many melodies that surround us. Theologian and musician Jeremy Begbie believes our divinely-inspired imagination reveals opportunity for sincere, heartfelt praise. With practical examples, lucid explanations, and an accessible bibliography, this book will help music lovers discover how God's diversity shines through sound. Begbie helps readers see the Master of Song and experience the harmony of heavenly hope.

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Review: Resounding Truth: Christian Wisdom in the World of Music (Engaging Culture)

User Review  - Steve - Goodreads

This was very good, a mix of theological and musical reflections. Read full review

Review: Resounding Truth: Christian Wisdom in the World of Music (Engaging Culture)

User Review  - Ian - Goodreads

Great thoughts on the theology of music. Piqued my interest in quite a few composers I had not listened to before. Begbie said he originally planned to include thoughts on how to evaluate music, and the absence of such a section is indeed felt. Read full review

Contents

Illustrations
11
What Are We Talking About?
29
Music in Action in Biblical Times
59
Copyright

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About the author (2007)

Jeremy S. Begbie (PhD, University of Aberdeen) is Thomas A. Langford Research Professor of Theology at Duke Divinity School in Durham, North Carolina. He previously served as honorary professor of theology at the University of St. Andrews; associate principal of Ridley Hall, Cambridge; and an affiliated lecturer in the Faculty of Divinity at the University of Cambridge. A notable pianist, he has lectured widely in the UK, the US, and South Africa. He is the author of Voicing Creation's Praise: Towards a Theology of the Arts and Theology, Music, and Time and the editor of Beholding the Glory: Incarnation through the Arts and Sounding the Depths: Theology through the Arts.

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