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The role of music in religious experience

Lisa M. Hess

The role of music in religious experience

a consideration of historical, educational, psychological, and theological factors

by Lisa M. Hess

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Music -- Psychological aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLisa M. Hess ; foreword by Richard Eslinger.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3921.2 .H47 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24032685M
    ISBN 100773438661
    ISBN 109780773438668
    LC Control Number2009031124
    OCLC/WorldCa428895777

    The ‘soft’ study of religious experience may have an important role to play in shaping humanity’s response to the ecological crisis. In this way we might begin to reverse some of the damage caused by our perceived detachment from nature and develop what Mark A. Schroll has called ‘transpersonal ecosophical consciousness’ – ‘an. Now, there were different notions of the separation of church and state in the time of the American Revolution, but clearly there was a notion that would not been an established church so that all denominations could enjoy freedom. The very idea of denominations is crucial to American religious : Nathan W. Bingham.

    This use of music for celebrating, in human culture, goes back to ancient times. For example, when armies would have musical celebrations after conquests. Here's a cool fun fact when it comes on to celebratory music: the song "Happy Birthday" was entered in the Guinness Book of World Records as the most recognizable song in the English language. Music in most churches occupy about forty (40%) percent of the entire service. Music therefore, plays a major role in a worship experience. Contemporary churches that ignore the important role which music plays in reaching people will continue to decline.

    connection with religion to enhance religious experience. Art and Truth The question of the relationship between art and truth is of utmost importance for the subject “art and religion” since religion and theology also lays claim to truth. The problem with art in relation to music. Music and other “elegant” arts lead to the. Sacred music has been a vibrant part of American culture from the earliest sacred oral traditions of indigenous peoples through the written traditions of the first European colonists. With the settlement of the Plymouth, Massachusetts colony in , sacred music played an important role in helping to define the cultural identity of the region of the New World that would become the .


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Many religious and mystical. Religious experiences can be characterized generally as experiences that seem to the person having them to be of some objective reality and to have some religious import. That reality can be an individual, a state of affairs, a fact, or even an absence, depending on the religious tradition the experience is a part of.

A wide variety of kinds of. Whenever humans come together for any reason, music is there,” writes Daniel Levitin “.weddings, funerals, graduation from college, men marching off to war, stadium sporting events, a night on the town, prayer, a romantic dinner, mothers rocking their infants to sleep and college students studying with music as a background.

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Going further than an ‘argument from religious experience’, the inquiry systematically addresses underlying philosophical issues such as the role of interpretation in experience, the function of models and metaphors in religious language, and the way perceptual experiences Author: Caroline Franks Davis.

Revelation, in religion, the disclosure of divine or sacred reality or purpose to humanity. In the religious view, such disclosure may come through mystical insights, historical events, or spiritual experiences that transform the lives of individuals and groups.

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