Philosophy Of Music In Praise-and-worship Tradition

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

Praise music emerged from the revival atmosphere of the Jesus Movement and the charismatic movement of the mid-1960s. Its purpose is to make singing relevant to the worship experience of the believers. It is designed to express the renewed spiritual fervor of those who are rediscovering their personal faith in a personal God.

Throughout church history, theologians, pastors, and church musicians have struggled to achieve and maintain a balance between revealing the awesomely transcendent...


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