January 9th, 2013
• There are more specifics reasons why Christianity and music go together
• 1. Music is a preferred medium for religious expression:Even among those who
are not explicitly religious. Music can be religious without having doctrinal links.
• 2. Religious themes are being explored: Even in our culture in a publicly funded
place, like an opera, religious themes are explicitly explored.
• 3. Worship: music has always been part of Christian worship. Music and Christianity
have a lot in common. In the west for a thousand years to a large extent is Christian
because it was in a time of Christendom. Secular music is a modern phenomenon
• Risks: church (on top) employs music for its service. To make the service more
beautiful. Music is a servant to the churches mission in this context. There are instances