Musical instruments and musicians in the worship of the Canadian Reformed Churches

Full Title
Musical instruments and musicians in the worship of the Canadian Reformed Churches
Author
Theodore E Lodder
Abstract
In the Canadian Reformed Churches there is both a shortage of qualified organists and a growing number of musicians who play musical instruments other than the organ, resulting in much discussion and debate about which musical instruments are the most appropriate for worship. A lack of biblical awareness and leadership concerning music in worship, combined with limited or mediocre resources and training, cultural influences, and other factors, have contributed to the present situation. This study explores, analyzes, and critiques this situation on the basis of biblical-theological and confessionally Reformed principles, taking into consideration the historical, philosophical, practical, and pastoral factors related to musical instruments and musicians in worship.
Degree Granting Institution
Advisor
Mark L Dalbey
Language
English
Date
2011
Number of Pages
247