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By Calvin R. Stapert

Even as worship wars within the church and song controversies in society at huge proceed to rage, many folks 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 previous World Calvin Stapert demanding situations modern Christians to benefit from the knowledge of the early church within the zone of music.

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

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