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Theology, music, and time

Author: Jeremy Begbie
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Series: Cambridge studies in Christian doctrine, 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"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  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Begbie
ISBN: 0521444640 9780521444644 0521785685 9780521785686
OCLC Number: 42692067
Description: xiv, 317 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction. Practising music ; Music's time --
In God's good time. In God's good time ; Resolution and salvation ; Music, time and eternity ; Repetition and Eucharist --
Time to improvise. Boulez, Cage and freedom ; Liberating constraint ; Giving and giving back ; Conclusion.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in Christian doctrine, 4.
Responsibility: Jeremy S. Begbie.
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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  Read more...


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