The Rock Myth

Monday, 02 Jul 2012

Most of the worship music we refer to as "contemporary" has been influenced by rock 'n' roll. As a form of art, the meaning of this style of music involves a whole set of assumptions and ideals, something Ken Myers has described as the "rock myth." Myers explains, "The essence of that myth was that rock would offer a form of spiritual deliverance by providing a superior form of knowledge, a form that was immediate rather than reflective, physical rather than mental, and emotional rather than volitional." (<a href="#...

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