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A Song to Sing, A Life to Live: Reflections on Music as Spiritual Practice

A Song to Sing, A Life to Live

Reflections on Music as Spiritual Practice

Don E. Saliers (Author), Emily Saliers (Author), Krista Tippett (Foreword by)


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In A Song to Sing, A Life to Live, Don and Emily Saliers help readers see the connections between Saturday night music and Sunday morning music by exploring the spiritual dimensions of music itself. They tell the stories of their own lives in music, and they share what they have learned about the power of music in human life. This book is for churchgoers and spiritual seekers alike, inviting readers to embrace a broader and deeper vision of the power of music and the spiritual dimensions of attentive listening

  • Publisher Fortress Press
  • Format Paperback
  • ISBN 9781506454719
  • eBook ISBN 9781506454726
  • Dimensions 6 x 9
  • Pages 216
  • Publication Date February 1, 2019

Table of Contents

Editor's Foreword
Chapter   1   Tracing Our Songlines
Chapter   2   A Sound Spirituality
Chapter   3   My Life Flows On in Endless Song
Chapter   4   Do You Hear What I Hear?
Chapter   5   Becoming Who We Are Through Music
Chapter   6   Music Divides Us
Chapter   7   Singing Our Sorrow
Chapter   8   Sing Justice, Sing Freedom
Chapter   9   Saturday Night and Sunday Morning
Chapter 10   Music and the Search for God
The Authors