by David Stancliffe
from Modern Believing Vol 59:3 - July 2018

Abstract:

This article distinguishes between 'the what' and 'the how' of music and worship, of life itself, to stress that it is not what we do but how we do it that reveals what we are being shaped to become. Good worship is what happens when we try out – rehearse – what we are really supposed to be. 'Christian' is not a what that we are but a way (a how) we are becoming what we are destined for. Taking communal singing as an example, I illustrate how music-making can help us 'get' Divine Harmony.

Keywords:

DIVINE HARMONY

GOD

HARMONY

MUSIC

SINGING

WORSHIP

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Imagination, liturgy & God - Rt Revd David Stancliffe's talk at the 2017 annual conference of Modern Church, 'God: None, One, Three or Many?'

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