Our Songs And Theology Inform Each Other

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The songs sung by the church can tell us a lot about our theology. This article from Sojourners traces the recent history of worship music that engages with creation care. It looks at both orthodoxy (right thinking) and orthopraxy (right doing), but also orthopathy (right feeling) as key considerations in a Christian’s relationship to our planet. As Calvin English professor Debra Rienstra says, ‘Getting people to care about creation might be part of orthopathy. Can we shape that pathos toward a renewed love for creation? I hope that answer is yes.'” If you want to find resources to participate in this kind of spritual formation, this article is a great place to start. You can also see our additional Worship Resources.

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