Theology, Music and Time Paperback

by Jeremy S. Begbie (University of Cambridge);

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Theology, Music and Time

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Theology, Music and Time aims to show how music can enrich and advance theology, extending our wisdom about God and God's ways with the world. Instead of asking: what can theology do for music?, it asks: what can music do for theology? Jeremy Begbie argues that music's engagement with time gives the theologian invaluable resources for understanding how it is that God enables us to live 'peaceably' with time as a dimension of the created world. Without assuming any specialist knowledge of music, he explores a wide range of musical phenomena - rhythm, metre, resolution, repetition, 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 not only refresh theology with new models, but also release it from damaging habits of thought which have hampered its work in the past.

Theology, Music and Time by Jeremy S. Begbie (University of Cambridge) was published by Cambridge University Press in July 2000 and is our 20103rd best seller. The ISBN for Theology, Music and Time is 9780521785686.

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Details for Theology, Music and Time

Author / Artist
Book Formatpaperback
PublisherCambridge University Press (July 2000)
Number of Pages332
Thickness18 mm
Height228 mm
Width152 mm
Product Code12237
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