Arthur Peacocke and Ann Pederson reveal how Christian understanding of creation can be brightly lit by contemporary scientific insights and approached analogously by examining musical creativity. Included are relevant selections on an accompanying CD. Composition, fugal arrangement, rhythm and tempo, jazz improvisation they all shed light on Christian convictions about creation.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 128 Vendor: Augsburg Fortress Publication Date: 2005 Dimensions: 8 X 8 (inches)
ISBN: 0800637569 ISBN-13: 9780800637569 Availability: Available to ship on or about 05/17/14. Series:Theology and the Sciences
Here Peacocke and Pederson compose a rhapsody on divine creativity in three movements. Through an extended analogy, they reveal how Christian understandings of creation can be brightly lit by scientific insights and approached analogously through examining musical creativity. They also include relevant selections on an accompanying CD-ROM. Composition, fugal arrangement, rhythm and tempo, jazz improvization all shed light on creation. Creation from nothing, continual creation, incarnate creativity, communal or ecclesial creativity, open-ended future creativity--new ways of thinking about the Christian teaching are illumined and exemplified in musical creativity from Bach to Monk: Prelude First Movement: Creation with Time Second Movement: Creation in Time Bridge Passage: Creation Fulfilled Third Movement: Working at Creation Coda: Ongoing Creation
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