12 Resolving Tensions, Musical Style TNW PP

Exploration of Acts 2 (Wind, Tongues of Fire), 10 (Vision of Descended Sheet) & 15 (Jerusalem Council).  It’s implications/lessons for coping with cultural change & musical style.  Why did God choose wind & tongues of fire to convey the image of the Holy Spirit? Do Acts 2 &10 imply the gospel can be clothed in many music styles?

13A Paul: Resolving Tensions, Musical Style TNW

Paul tackles thorny cultural issues (sacred days, wine, meat offered to idols, meat thought to be unclean) and offers advice.  He address both the weak & the strong, and helps them navigate the tricky waters intersecting faith, conscience, & culture.  All this provides help for resolving tensions relating to musical style & worship practice today. Lessons from Romans 14 and I Cor 8-10.

13B Paul, Circumcison, 9 Issues TNW PP

Paul, culture, and 9 issues: circumcision, meat offered to idols, weak vs strong,  tongues & intelligible communication — it’s relevance to worship. Is music morally neutral?  Is music a language? The views of Hustad, Johannson. Romans 14, I Cor 8-10, 14.