The article investigates how Luther’s understanding of music was related to the role of man’s feelings or affects. Luther’s surprisingly positive evaluations of music as a remedy of melancholia and sorrow was charged with a religious movement: The devil was chased away by it. Instead of his depressing achievements, man was filled with music’s product, joy. An important question is how Luther understood the movement of music, entering the ears of human beings, in light of his broader theological – and anthropological – horizon.
4-2018, årgang 123
Kirke og Kultur kommer med 4 nummer i året
Anne Veiteberg (ansvarlig redaktør)
Elisabeth Tveito Johnsen (vitenskapelig redaktør)
Frøydis Indgjerdingen (redaksjonssekretær)