At What Point Does Sacred Music Become Too Sensuous? Christianity Is Not The Only Religion To Struggle With The Question

Arguments about whether and when music in church was uplifting or distracting go back to at least St. Augustine and St. Jerome – but, as Alexander Lee finds out, various Jewish, Muslim, and Buddhist sages and authorities have hashed out similar disputes and come up with widely varying answers. (Do we take it Hindus and Confucians saw no such dilemmas?)

Article source here:The Arts Journal


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