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Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Resources for a Christian approach to music


Jeremy Begbie

1989. Music in God's Purposes, Continuum.
1991. Voicing Creation's Praise: Towards A Theology of the Arts, T&T Clark.
2000. Beholding the Glory: Incarnation Through the Arts (ed.), DLT/Baker Books.
2000. Theology, Music, and Time, Cambridge University Press.
2002. Sounding the Depths: Theology Through the Arts (ed.), SCM Press.
2007. Resounding Truth: Christian Wisdom in the World of Music (ed. with (Engaging Culture Series), Baker Academic.
2011. Resonant Witness: Conversations between Music and Theology (ed. with Steven R. Guthrie) Eerdmans. 

Harold Best 1993. Music Through the Eyes of Faith. Harper

Karen A. De Mol. 1999.  Sound Stewardship: How Shall Christians Think About Music? Dordt College Press.

William Edgar 1986. Taking Note of Music. ThirdWay/ SPCK.

Hans Rookmaaker 2002. New Orleans Jazz, Mahalia Jackson and the Philosophy of Art: The Complete Works Vol 2. Piquant.

Quentin Schultze et al. 1991. Dancing in the Dark: Youth, Popular Culture and the Electronic Media. Eerdmans.  

Online resources
Arts Reformation


Kevin Davis said...

I would definitely add Karl Barth's little book, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, currently published by Wipf and Stock.

Steve Bishop said...

Thanks for the recommendation Kevin. I haven't come across that one.