Exploring Religious Questions Series

November 2, 2015 at 79 p.m.Calendar Icon

TimeNovember 2, 2015 at 79 p.m.

The Power of Music in Religious and Spiritual Life and for Human Health and Well-being: Wisdom from Musicians, Religious Thinkers, and Psychologists

Music has been central to cultures and faith traditions across centuries and around the world, and today a number of scientists are studying the potential benefits of music for health, well-being, and community life. This series explores the power of music by bringing together musicians, psychologists, and religious thinkers who address a number of central questions.

October 12 (Monday): "The Power of Music in Christian Faith and Life: Biblical, Theological, and Contemporary Sources eJay Beech and Chad Winterfeldt

October 19 (Monday): "The Beauty, Benefits, and Spiritual Dimensions of Music: Testimonies from Composers, Conductors, and Singers eGregory Aune and Julie Aune

October 26 (Monday): "The Role of Music in Human Development, Health, and Wellbeing: Exploring and Evaluating Recent Scientific Findings e Mark Kruger and Patricia Reeder

November 2 (Monday): "Music as a Bridge to Intercultural and Interfaith Understanding and Cooperation: Exploring Judaism, Hinduism, and the Music of South Asia and Judeo-Spain eDavid Jordon Harris and Nirmala Rajasekar

November 8 (Sunday night): "Song of Wonder. eFree concert, 7:30 p.m., Bj??rling Recital Hall. Featuring musical traditions from South Asia and Judeo-Spain (including Hindu and Jewish Sacred Music)?. Directed and Performed by David Jordon Harris and Nirmala Rajasekar.

For more information, please contact Sara Masters at smasters@gustavus.edu.

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