Sacred Sound: Music in Religious Thought and Practice

Sacred Sound: Music in Religious Thought and Practice

by Joyce L. Irwin
     
 


Whether music's appeal to the senses detracts from or contributes to devotion is an important question for all religious traditions. This interdisciplinary, cross-cultural collection is intended as a first step towards a phenomenology of religious music. Topics range from the mystical strain in Jewish liturgical music to music in the Theravada Buddhist heritage.… See more details below

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Whether music's appeal to the senses detracts from or contributes to devotion is an important question for all religious traditions. This interdisciplinary, cross-cultural collection is intended as a first step towards a phenomenology of religious music. Topics range from the mystical strain in Jewish liturgical music to music in the Theravada Buddhist heritage. Contributors include Lois Ibsen al Faruqi, Bruce B. Lawrence, John Ross Carter, and Donna Marie Wulff.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780891306559
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/28/1984
Series:
AAR Thematic Studies Series, #50
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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