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Don E. Saliers

Forfatter af Worship As Theology

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Don E. Saliers is William R. Cannon Distinguished Professor of Theology and Worship and Director of the Master of Sacred Music Program at Candler School of Theology, Emory University, Atlanta.

Omfatter også følgende navne: Don Saliers, Don Sailers, Don E. Sailers

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Associated Works

Practicing Our Faith: A Way of Life for a Searching People (1996) — Bidragyder, nogle udgaver755 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Liturgy and the Moral Self: Humanity at Full Stretch Before God (1998) — Bidragyder — 40 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Shaping the Christian Life: Worship and the Religious Affections (2006) — Forord, nogle udgaver23 eksemplarer
The Oxford Handbook of Religion and the Arts (Oxford Handbooks) (2014) — Bidragyder — 15 eksemplarer

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revbill1961 | May 4, 2023 |
Without living remembrance of the whole Biblical story there would be no authentic worship, nor could there be any such thing as becoming a living member of Jesus Christ for others. Don Saliers
 
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PendleHillLibrary | Feb 10, 2016 |
An inspiring book about music and its ability to stir our souls. Beginning with their own stories as musicians (Emily as half of the folk-duo the Indigo Girls, Don as a well known church musician and theologian), the father-daughter Saliers explore music as a spiritual practice. Their discussion/conversation includes: the bodily and sensory experience of music, music across the lifespan, how music can bring us together as well as divide us, how music shapes our identity, music's role in grieving, and music's role in work for social justice. The spiritual aspect of music is woven throughout these topics; different perspectives on spirituality are included.

I truly enjoyed this book. It reminded me why I still consider myself a musician (though I rarely play anymore). I'm inspired to rediscover my own "songline," the story of who I am as revealed through the music I love.

My only criticism is that sometimes the flow of the writing is uneven, but that is to be expected when two rather different perspectives and voices try to join together. Each individual voice is strong, but together their differences sometimes impinge on the harmony. Still, all in all, the underlying message of the song comes through.

My favorite quotation from the book: "whenever music touches us deeply, the potential for transformation exists. What we think and what we perceive about the world and about ourselves can change. What music calls to your restless heart? Where in music does your soul encounter an aspect of reality that shatters your complacency or your fear?" (p. 174-175)
Strongly recommended.
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LucindaLibri | Jun 1, 2010 |

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