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All through our nation's heritage, patriotic songs have lifted our spirits in the course of not easy instances and taken us towards our historical past and to one another. at the back of those "songs sung crimson, white, and blue" are unforgettable tales that would improve your appreciation in their distinctive strength. it really is challenging to visualize a unmarried American who hasn't been touched deeply at one time or one other by means of the songs in those pages.
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Whilst the tale of modernity is instructed from a theological viewpoint, track is many times neglected - regardless of its pervasiveness in smooth tradition and the manifold methods it's been intertwined with modernity's ambivalent relation to the Christian God. In dialog with musicologists and song theorists, during this number of essays Jeremy Begbie goals to teach that the practices of tune and the discourses it has generated undergo their very own type of witness to a couple of the pivotal theological currents and counter-currents shaping modernity.
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