Resounding Truth (Engaging Culture): Christian Wisdom in the World of Music [NOOK Book]

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

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Overview

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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441200716
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 12/1/2007
  • Series: Engaging Culture
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 416
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

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.
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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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Part 1: Music in Action
1. What Are We Talking About?
2. Music in Action in Biblical Times
Part 2: Encounters
3. Music and God's Cosmic Order: The Great Tradition
4. A Sixteenth-Century Trio
5. Wise Beyond Words
6. Three Musical Theologians
7. Two Theological Musicians
Part 3: Music in a Christian Ecology
8. A Christian Ecology
9. Music in God's World
10. Music in God's Calling
11. Singular Powers
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index
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  • Posted December 7, 2010

    Indispensable

    Covers the history of the philosophical conversation about music's meaning and truth, significant theologians' regard and use of music, and the musical strategies of various composers to convey theological ideas.

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