Singing and the affections
Can Jonathan Edwards help us understand the 'emotional charge' of singing?
The implicit question I left hanging at the end of last week’s Payneful Truth has been taken up and asked by a number of people in the few days since.
We can all agree that we don’t want theologically dodgy emotional manipulation in our singing. But what is the place of emotions in singing?
The best form of the question came in an email from Jack: