Theology, Music and Time

Theology, Music and Time

by Jeremy S. Begbie, Daniel W. Hardy
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521444640

ISBN-13: 9780521444644

Pub. Date: 08/15/2000

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 faithcreation, salvation,

Overview

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 faithcreation, 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:
9780521444644
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/15/2000
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Christian Doctrine Series , #4
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)
Lexile:
1520L (what's this?)

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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