oa Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies - Lutheran mission in South Africa: The role of music in the liturgy
|Article Title||Lutheran mission in South Africa: The role of music in the liturgy|
|© Publisher:||Southern African Missiological Society (SAMS)|
|Journal||Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies|
|Affiliations||1 *Evangelical-Lutheran Church in Southern Africa, Lebotlwane and Mabopane. **Department of Missiology, University of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Nov 2004|
|Pages||472 - 484|
|Keyword(s)||Africanising liturgy, Congregational chorale, Contemporary folk songs, Liturgical purpose, Lutheran hymns, Musical participation and Theological interpretation of music|
This article claims that music will playa vital role in a future Lutheran liturgy in the South African mission context. First, Martin Luther's stance towards music is investigated, highlighting his chorales and their use in his liturgical reforms as well as his theological interpretation of music and worship. Secondly, these results are applied to the South African mission context.
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