Theology, Music and Time / Edition 1

Theology, Music and Time / Edition 1

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by Jeremy S. Begbie, Begbie Jeremy S.
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521785685

ISBN-13: 9780521785686

Pub. Date: 07/28/2000

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Theology, Music and Time shows ways in which music can deepen our understanding of the Christian God and his involvement with the world. Without assuming any specialist knowledge of music, the author explores rhythm, meter, resolution, repetition and improvisation, and through them opens up some of the central themes of the Christian faith—creation, salvation,

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Theology, Music and Time shows ways in which music can deepen our understanding of the Christian God and his involvement with the world. Without assuming any specialist knowledge of music, the author explores rhythm, meter, resolution, repetition and improvisation, and through them opens up some of the central themes of the Christian faith—creation, salvation, eschatology, time and eternity, eucharist, election and ecclesiology. He shows that music can refresh theology, giving it new ways of coming to terms with God.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521785686
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2000
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Christian Doctrine Series, #4
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Practising music; 2. Music's time; Part I. In God's Good Time: 3. In God's good time; 4. Resolution and salvation; 5. Music, time and eternity; 6. Repetition and Eucharist; Part II. Time to Improvise: 7. Boulez, Cage and freedom; 8. Liberating constraint; 9. Giving and giving back; 10. Conclusion; Bibliography; Index of names; Index of subjects.

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