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What Does The Bible Say About Music?

The word music comes from the Greek word (mousike), which suggests “(artwork) of the Muses”. In Ancient Greece the Muses included the goddesses of music, poetry, artwork, and dance. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770–1831) additionally extolled the discursive schools, saying that artwork, though it expresses the divine, should yield to philosophy. He acknowledged the peculiar power of music to precise many nuances of the feelings.

Immanuel Kant (1724–1804) ranked music as lowest in his hierarchy of the humanities. What he distrusted most about music was its wordlessness; he thought of it helpful for enjoyment however negligible in the service of tradition. Allied with poetry, however, it may acquire conceptual worth. Gottfried von Leibniz (1646–1716), music reflected a universal rhythm and mirrored a actuality that was basically mathematical, to be skilled within the thoughts as a unconscious apprehension of numerical relationships. Johannes Kepler (1571–1630) perpetuated, in impact, the idea of the … Read More

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