By Calvin R. Stapert

Even as worship wars within the church and song controversies in society at huge proceed to rage, many of us don't realize that clash over song is going again to the earliest Christians as they sought to reside out the "new music" in their religion. In A New track for an outdated World Calvin Stapert demanding situations modern Christians to profit from the knowledge of the early church within the sector of music.

Stapert attracts parallels among the pagan cultures of the early Christian period and our personal multicultural realities, permitting readers to realize the musical principles of early Christian thinkers, from Clement and Tertullian to John Chrysostom and Augustine. Stapert's professional remedy of the attitudes of the early church towards psalms and hymns at the one hand, and pagan tune at the different, is perfect for students of early Christianity, church musicians, and all Christians looking an historical but proper point of view on tune of their worship and lives today.

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