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Singing the Faith: Living the Lutheran Musical Heritage

March 18th, 2008
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A great new resource is now available from the Good Shepherd Institute in Fort Wayne, Indiana Singing the Faith: Living the Lutheran Musical Heritage.

Here is the press release from the seminary

Theological Seminary’s Good Shepherd Institute of Pastoral Theology and
Sacred Music announces the release of an 80-minute DVD with Dolby
Surround Stereo called: Singing the Faith – Living the Lutheran Musical
Heritage. This is a four-week study that tells the history of Lutheran
congregational song and is viewable in four 20-minute segments or as a
play all video. This teaching aid includes a 32 page teacher’s guide
and reproducible classroom handouts.

The course is taught by
Christopher Boyd Brown (Boston University, School of Theology), Kevin
J. Hildebrand (Concordia Theological Seminary), Martin Jean (Yale
University­­Institute of Sacred Music), Robin Leaver (Westminster Choir
College), Richard C. Resch (Concordia Theological Seminary), Carl F.
Schalk (Concordia University Chicago), Stephen P. Starke (St. John
Lutheran Church, Bay City, Michigan), and Daniel Zager (Eastman School
of Music). The DVD features congregational singing in many settings as
well asperformances by Martin Jean; The Bach Vesper Choir of Holy
Trinity Lutheran Church, New York City with Rick Erickson as Cantor;
and Craig Cramer from The University of Notre Dame. Glorious artwork
from all over the world accompanies the story.

The DVD package may be
purchased from the Seminary Bookstore or directly from Concordia
Publishing House’s web site or by calling 1-800-325-3040.

The product number is 99-2260 and is listed at $24.95.

All proceeds will benefit The Good Shepherd Institute of Pastoral Theologyand Sacred Music.

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  1. Marc
    March 18th, 2008 at 15:27 | #1

    Pastor McCain,
    Not to hijack your excellent blog, but can you give your readers any news on the very sudden, unexpected cancellation of Issues, etc. today? I for one was brought to confessional Lutheranism, by the grace of God, through this program and I know I’m not alone.
    Something very strange is going on – the KFUOAM page is either blocked or unavailable. Please, if you have any information, share it with your readers.
    McCain response:
    I’m as surprised, disappointed and baffled by this report as is everyone else. I have no information about it at all. I can not understand why the web archives are no longer available.

  2. March 23rd, 2008 at 12:52 | #2

    I received a promotional DVD for this program with my shipment of the Kantorei CDs during Christmas. The demo was fantastic. It has been a long and hard wait for this material to come out!

  3. April 20th, 2008 at 00:26 | #3

    For Church, School, and Home

    A couple weeks ago now we started going through a study on Lutheran music called Singing the Faith in our Sunday Bible Hour. It’s a video presentation that discusses the history and background and theology of Lutheran music. It is

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