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Author Begbie, Jeremy, author

Title Music, modernity, and God : essays in listening / Jeremy Begbie
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource : music
Contents Introduction : listening to music -- Shifting sensibilities : Calvin and music -- Disquieting conversations : Bach, modernity, and God -- The nature of music : Rameau, Rousseau, and 'natural theology' -- Musical apotheosis : early German Romanticism -- Room of one's own? : music, space, and freedom -- Music and God-talk (1) : mapping the field -- Music and God-talk (2) : interaction in action
Summary Jeremy Begbie explores how the practices of music and the discourses it has generated bear witness to some of the pivotal theological currents and counter-currents shaping modernity. Begbie argues that music is capable of yielding highly effective ways of addressing some of the more intractable theological problems and dilemmas of modernity
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from home page (viewed on December 2, 2013)
Subject Music -- Religious aspects -- Christianity
Music -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0191611816