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Should Contemporary Worship Music Be Beautiful? … Part III

“’Beauty is most emphatically not the necessary and sufficient condition of aesthetic excellence,’ offers Nicholas Wolterstorff in the classic Art in Action.  Hence, the pursuit of beauty in our worship need not involve stained glass or pipe organs (though it can), nor does it mandate multiple-thousand-dollar lighting rigs or sophisticated sound systems (though it can).”  Continue reading

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Should Contemporary Worship Music Be Beautiful? … Part II

“Worship leaders, we tend to do really well, as Torgerson suggests, celebrating the immanent nature of God.  I encourage us all to give a little more time in our congregational singing sets to God’s transcendence.” Continue reading

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Should Contemporary Worship Music Be Beautiful? … Part I

“Beautiful space can speak of order, stability, and the absolute in a society of chaos and relativity, and bring quietness and peace to the inner person (Robert Webber).” Continue reading

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