Wonder Reborn: Creating Sermons on Hymns, Music, and Poetry

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This book explores an issue at the nerve of the long term health of all churches: how godly wonder can be reborn through renewed attention to the place of beauty in preaching and worship. The book opens with an exploration of the theological and cultural difficulties of defining beauty. It traces the church's historical ambivalence about beauty and art and describes how, in our own day, the concept of beauty has been commercialized and degraded. Troeger develops a theologically informed aesthetic that provides a counter ...

Wonder Reborn: Creating Sermons on Hymns, Music, and Poetry 2010, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195398885

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