Wednesday, 17 April 2013

Spontaneous Indigenous Intervention...

Checkout the natural and instinctive harmonies that break out as NZ folk celebrate a significant change in their laws with the Māori love song 'Pokarekare Ana'...

Full story here.

P h/t Steve Lawson

Friday, 12 April 2013

Turning audiences into congregations...

This video of Coldplay performing their hymn-like anthem 'Fix You' is discussed on the excellent Rock and Theology blog, curated by Dr. Tom Beaudoin. Am honoured to have been invited to write a guest post for them which includes references to that post. Additionally this gave me an opportunity to respond to both Jen Logan's post 'Music and People' on the Greenbelt Festival blog and my chum Tim Nevell's personal views on her thoughts.

Of course, I felt compelled to draw out some of the themes that Jonathan Evens and I develop in our book The Secret Chord ;-)

Read the full post here: A Matter of Time and Space