The Philosophy of Music In the New Testament

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

The philosophy of music in the New Testament is broadly conceived. It is shaped particularly by Paul's worldview, which did not accept the Greek ethos of the arts nor regard them as having intrinsic powers but focused rather on human responsibility. Such a view permitted Paul to encourage the extensive use of music in worship.

If one were to take the position that only those things that Scripture specifically allows are allowable and those that Scripture does not specifically mention are...


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