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dc.contributor.authorCalitz, Coenie J.
dc.date.accessioned2018-07-12T10:39:59Z
dc.date.available2018-07-12T10:39:59Z
dc.date.issued2017
dc.identifier.citationCalitz, C.J. 2017.Healing liturgy: the role of music and singing. Verbum Et Ecclesia, 38(1):1-9. [https://doi.org/10.4102/ve.v38i1.1628]
dc.identifier.issn1609-9982
dc.identifier.issn2074-7705 (Online)
dc.identifier.urihttps://doi.org/10.4102/ve.v38i1.1628
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10394/28376
dc.description.abstractApart from all the other functions of liturgical singing and music, it also has a pastoral function or aim. Within the normal Sunday-to-Sunday liturgy, singing and music aims at promoting and restoring spiritual well-being. Within communities struck by disaster or grief, liturgical singing aims at healing people and processing their loss and ultimately promoting spiritual wellness by restoring or reshaping their picture of God. A brief look at liturgies in a lamenting congregation by means of an autoethnography illustrates the functional use of music and singing in the process of spiritual or emotional healing, thus illustrating the role of music in worship as an in-between experience: between laughter and lament. INTRADISCIPLINARY AND/OR INTERDISCIPLINARY IMPLICATIONS: The article explores the role of music and singing in healing liturgy in a descriptive way, using ethnography and autoethnography to describe the process. Although the article refers to insights from pastoral therapy, it only makes suggestions for liturgy and in a lesser sense, hymnology.
dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherAOSIS
dc.titleHealing liturgy: the role of music and singing
dc.typeArticle
dc.contributor.researchID24704199 - Calitz, Coenraad Josepheus


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