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NT Wright on worship music.

QUESTIONS FOR REFLECTION


  1. Music reflected and challenged the existing culture. When Wright participated in Christian folk music in the 60’s the “idiom seemed to be slanted toward the negative.” In contemporary Christian music the tendency is to move toward “teenage love songs.” How is the tendency to reflect culture in Christian music detrimental? What might be the difference between an understanding of a romanticized love of God and a proper love of God?
  2. Wright warns that teenage love is like “striking a match” which is an exciting thing to do, but the point is to “light the candle.” How might worship music help us to love God consistently instead of “falling in love” with God? How might the church continue to create music that will endure?

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