Dec 04, 2022  
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MUSI 406 - History of Music in Worship


(3 hours) Prerequisite: MUSI 134 and 135 or 199 or permission of the instructor. This course examines the integration of music in worship throughout history. Students explore the centrality of Old and New Testament scripture in leading and planning worship and analyze Christian worship practices from the New Testament times to the present.  Special attention will be given to the role and use of music within the context of worship events. Other areas of research and discovery include the theology of congregational song, the use of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs in present day worship, the use of new materials for congregational worship, and an examination of recently published hymnals, contemporary worship collections, and web based resources.



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