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2021-2022 Catalog
MUR 3302: Liturgical Planning: Music and Ritual

Course Description for Liturgical Planning: Music and Ritual

MUR3302: Liturgical Planning: Music and Ritual

Description: This course introduces the history, theology, and practice of liturgy. Special attention will be given to the function of music within classic liturgical patterns as well as contemporary models of worship so that students will learn to plan, implement, and critically evaluate liturgical structures and the use of music in various contexts. Emphasis will be placed on developing worship services that are grounded in a student’s faith background while informed by liturgical history, sacred text, cultural context, modern practice, and musical experience.
Availability: Every other year.