Paul Westermeyer is professor emeritus of church music at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Choral music of our time
The church’s recognition of the reality of radical evil opened its music to dissonant, jagged 20th-century soundscapes and what they could express.
By Geoffrey Wainwright, Worship with One Accord: Where Liturgy & Ecumenism Embrace. (Oxford University Press, 276 pp.)
By Frank C. Senn, Christian Liturgy: Catholic and Evangelical. (Fortress, 747 pp.)