6 February, 2023
We are delighted to present a unique event of the Psalms in Interfaith Contexts Reading Group, combining performances of new sacred music with interfaith discussion, in partnership with Professor Delvyn Case and Deus Ex Musica.
This unique event uses live performances of new sacred music as a springboard for conversation about Scripture and faith. Performed by acclaimed violinist Emma-Marie Kabanova, this interactive session features new psalm-inspired works written by an international collection of Jewish and Christian composers. Featuring commentary by Professor John Barton, FBA, Oriel & Laing Professor Emeritus of the Interpretation of Holy Scripture, University of Oxford. Moderated by Professor Delvyn Case, founder and Executive Director of Deus Ex Musica, and Senior Fellow of the Oxford Interfaith Forum.
Here are more details of this fascinating hybrid event.
Curator & Moderator: Professor Delvyn Case, founder and Executive Director of Deus Ex Musica, and Senior Fellow of the Oxford Interfaith Forum.
Commentary: Professor John Barton, FBA, Oriel & Laing Professor Emeritus of the Interpretation of Holy Scripture, University of Oxford.
Performer: Danish/British violinist Emma-Marie Kabanova.
Works of the composers: Delvyn Case, Michel Klein, Ng Yu Hng, and Judith Lang Zaimont.
Date: 6 February, 2023
Time: 18:30-20:00 GMT I 19:30-21:00 CEST | 10:30-12:00 PST | 13:30-15:00 EST
Venue: 10 Woodstock Rd. St Giles’ Church, Oxford, and ONLINE.
FREE and Open to ALL
After registering, you will receive email from ZOOM containing information about joining the meeting. If you do not see a zoom email in your inbox, please, check your spam folder.
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