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Can biblical principles about music be applied across cultures?

On Saturdays we repost articles from the archives that apply to current issues. The following article deals with the issue of cross-cultural musical meaning. The original article can be found here. __________________________________________________ The theme of the┬álatest issue of “Worship Notes,” written by┬áRon Man, is “Making Musical Choices.” Man writes, The most consistently asked question of… Continue Reading

Musical Universality, Ethnodoxology, and Associations

Musical Universality, Ethnodoxology, and Associations

We must evaluate both the intrinsic meaning within music and the potentially negative associations of a song before we adopt it into Christian worship. The theme of the latest issue of “Worship Notes,” written by Ron Man, is “Making Musical Choices.” Man writes, The most consistently asked question of me in my international teaching is… Continue Reading