What's Mysterious About Worship?

Speaker(s): Jeremy Begbie
Date: May 26, 2014
Length: 1hr10min
Product ID: RGDL4400E

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Jeremy Begbie holds that reports which suggest an increased longing for mystery in worship in Western churches signal vital concerns that need to be heeded. Begbie contrasts two historical approaches to mystery in the Church, and he suggests four dimensions in which the arts can foster a New Testament sense of mystery in worship and preserve and communicate the true sense of oddity at the heart of the Gospel.

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Jeremy S. Begbie is Thomas A. Langford Research Professor at Duke Divinity School. He was previously the Associate Principal of Ridley Hall, Cambridge, as well as an Affiliated Lecturer in the Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge, and an Honorary Professor of Theology at the Institute for Theology, Imagination, and the Arts at St. Mary's College, University of St. Andrews, in Scotland. He is the author of Music in God's Purposes, Voicing Creation's Praise: Towards a Theology of the Arts, and Theology, Music and Time.

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