Music and Our Affections

Music has a unique and powerful ability to stir the affections. Back in high school, music albums became the backdrop for my life, fueling my happiness or sadness, introspection or extraversion. My emotions were often out of line with reality largely because of how the music amplified them. Music is pervasively used to create or […]

Featured Album: Rain City Hymnal

In a recent post I mentioned the fact that there are efforts being made by various groups to take portions of traditional Christian hymnody and contextualize the musical arrangements in a way that is appealing to particular cultural settings (i.e. without the pipe organ). One such group is Re:Sound, the music branch of the Resurgence. […]