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Inclusive yet discerning : navigating worship artfully / Frank Burch Brown.

By: Brown, Frank Burch, 1948-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship liturgical studies series: Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : William B. Eerdmans Pub., 2009Description: xviii, 155 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780802862563 (pbk. : alk. paper); 080286256X (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Public worship | Christianity and art | Aesthetics -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Church music | Music -- Religious aspects -- ChristianityDDC classification: 264
Contents:
Navigating worship artfully: finding a compass -- Enjoyment and discernment in the music of worship -- Singing together (with all creation): dilemmas and delights -- Is good art good for Christian worship? -- Christian music: more than just the words -- Religious music and secular music: a Calvinist perspective, re-formed -- On not giving short shrift to the arts in liturgy: the testimony of Pope Benedict XVI (Cardinal Ratzinger) -- On being beautiful and religious at the same time: reviving Plotinus.
Summary: Brown combines an abiding admiration of classical idioms with an appreciation of new possibilities for the arts in worship. Interacting with a wide range of religious thinkers and leaders -- from Augustine and John Calvin to Rick Warren, Marcus Borg, and the Pope -- he addresses questions concerning "good" art and "good" music for worship. --from publisher description
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Navigating worship artfully: finding a compass -- Enjoyment and discernment in the music of worship -- Singing together (with all creation): dilemmas and delights -- Is good art good for Christian worship? -- Christian music: more than just the words -- Religious music and secular music: a Calvinist perspective, re-formed -- On not giving short shrift to the arts in liturgy: the testimony of Pope Benedict XVI (Cardinal Ratzinger) -- On being beautiful and religious at the same time: reviving Plotinus.

Brown combines an abiding admiration of classical idioms with an appreciation of new possibilities for the arts in worship. Interacting with a wide range of religious thinkers and leaders -- from Augustine and John Calvin to Rick Warren, Marcus Borg, and the Pope -- he addresses questions concerning "good" art and "good" music for worship. --from publisher description

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