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'Music: a beautiful, priceless gift of God'

Loewe, Andreas (2012) 'Music: a beautiful, priceless gift of God'. [Formal Public Lectures] (Submitted to be assessed for publication)

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Abstract

For the German Reformer Martin Luther music was a ‘beautiful and priceless gift of God’. Among its ‘many and great uses’ was its capacity ‘to move human hearts through words and song and sound’. Like no other art form, music was able to ‘rule over the feelings of the human heart’. Its emotional impact was such that it was able to ‘make the sad joyful, the joyful sad, the timid brave and the proud humble’.

A public lecture delivered at the 24X24 Conference at St Hilary's Kew.

Item Type: Formal Public Lectures
Repository Version: Author's Final Manuscript
Keywords: Luther, Lutheranism, Seven Liberal Arts, Sermon in sound, communicating the Gospel, music and its use today
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: 31 May 2018 03:14
Last Modified: 31 May 2018 03:14
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/3115

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