By Calvin R. Stapert

ISBN-10: 0802832199

ISBN-13: 9780802832191

Even as worship wars within the church and song controversies in society at huge proceed to rage, many folks don't realize that clash over tune is going again to the earliest Christians as they sought to dwell out the "new music" in their religion. In A New tune for an previous World Calvin Stapert demanding situations modern Christians to benefit from the knowledge of the early church within the zone of music.

Stapert attracts parallels among the pagan cultures of the early Christian period and our personal multicultural realities, permitting readers to understand the musical principles of early Christian thinkers, from Clement and Tertullian to John Chrysostom and Augustine. Stapert's specialist remedy of the attitudes of the early church towards psalms and hymns at the one hand, and pagan track at the different, is perfect for students of early Christianity, church musicians, and all Christians looking an historical but appropriate viewpoint on song of their worship and lives today.

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