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Martin Luther, music, and the Seven Liberal Arts’

Loewe, Andreas (2016) Martin Luther, music, and the Seven Liberal Arts’. Discussion Paper. OUP Press.

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Abstract

The German reformer Martin Luther who famously said that “music was next to theology.” Why did Luther claim that music was “next” to theology, and what did he mean? This discussion paper featured on the Oxford University Press blog argues that for Luther music formed the pinnacle of the Seven Liberal Arts.

Item Type: Research Reports (Discussion Paper)
Repository Version: Published Version
Keywords: Luther, Lutheranism, Seven Liberal Arts, Quadrivium, Trivium, Music and Letters
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Strategic Basic Research
Subjects: C - Church History
College/Association with University of Divinity: Trinity College Theological School
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Depositing User: VeryRev Dr Andreas Loewe
Date Deposited: 18 May 2018 00:14
Last Modified: 21 May 2018 04:37
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/3114

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