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Bibil Identifier bibil:245380
Publication Type Journal article
Title (Italian, Long) L’immagine musicale nelle Enarrationes in Psalmos di Agostino
Title (Italian, ) L’interazione con la teologia ‘affettiva’
Author Grossi, Vittorino
Journal Augustinianum. Periodicum quadrimestre Collegi Internationalis Augustiniani (Volume: 56, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2016
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2016
Year (Copyright) 2016
Year (Reference) 2016
Language Italian
Pages 207-233 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This article regarding musical language and its interaction with affective theology according to the study carried out by Laurence Wuidar (La Simbologia musicale nei Commenti ai salmi di Agostino, Mimesis 11, Milano - Udine 2014, 127) explains musical images in relation to inner images, as in the Commentaries on the Psalms by Augustine of Hippo. By combining beauty and love, the Augustinian coordinates for the singing of Psalms as a perception of a love received as a gift and of a response composed of a love which expresses itself by “singing well” leads to an interaction between musical language and affective theology, the latter being one of the privileged sources of the former. When developing the relationship between musical language and feelings, Augustine works out with regard to the singing of Psalms, a form of Christian paideia which in turn becomes a locus theologicus of affective theology, the story of God’s love for human beings set to music.
DOI 10.5840/agstm201656110
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Music
Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the Old Testament : Writings : Psalms
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Ancient Christian Literature : Texts and Authors (Church Fathers) : Texts and Authors : Augustine
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