catapult magazine

catapult magazine
Tuning In

vol. 4, num. 7 :: 2005.04.08 — 2005.04.21

One of the most diverse and ancient art forms is music.? Demonstrating its centrality to human culture, we have car radios, home stereos, live performance outlets in every church and town, and conferences dedicated entirely to exploring its connection to life lived faithfully in God.? So what about faith and music?



Good worship

The worship debate is more complex than ?traditional vs. contemporary? music. What guidance do we have for meaningful worship?


Sabbath memory, with music

An inadequate attempt to capture in words the working of the Spirit in music.


Mart?n Buscaglia

From a back room concert to the purpose of the artist.

Encounters with an adagio

A composer and a conductor collaborate in the creation of music that moves.

Peacemaking, terrorism and art

An artist wonders out loud about the link between victims and perpetrators.

Music in the name of Christ

A shorter catechism addressing seven big questions about music in God?s world.


Men are prigs

Marilynne Robinson frees John Calvin from historical captivity in The Death of Adam.


In case you missed it the first time

Grace in recording

A Christian musician with a professional recording studio wrestles with tough questions as he confronts lyrics and actions in his business dealings that he doesn?t necessarily approve of.

An interview with Pedro

Pedro the Lion?s David Bazan talks about the creative process, faith, and the community of Christian artists.

This rose grows from concrete

Examining the roots of hip hop shows how far it has come.

Favorite mistakes

On the process of making a rock and roll album.

Weaving the web

Paste Magazine

It?s everyone?s favorite new read (and listen). Visit the web site for a sampling and subscription information.


Music Plasma

A fun way to discover new artists based on those you currently enjoy.


A Maestro who fights against loud noise?and silence

A fantastically talented musician and conductor, Daniel Barenboim sees music as a wordless means of uniting individuals across borders in Israel-Palestine.


Contemporary Music Center

CMC Founder Tom Willett presented at the Calvin College Festival of Faith and Music on Saturday, April 2. Find out more about this semester-long program for college students aspiring to the music industry.


daily asterisk

Even in a country you know by heart
its hard to go the same way twice
the life of the going changes.
The chances change and make a new way.
Any tree or stone or bird
can be the bud of a new direction. The
natural correction is to make intent
of accident. To get back before dark
is the art of going.

Wendell Berry
“Traveling at Home” from Traveling at Home

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