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PAST EVENT: An Exploration of Joy – The Wonder of Music (Chicago) 7:00PM CT


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Why do we love music so much? Why does it move us so powerfully? Why has every culture in all times had music? If music is a “universal language,” what is it saying? Dr. Randy Newman will explore these and other questions in a presentation that will include insights from writers and artists who have wrestled with these questions. Several musical excerpts will be part of the evening that will culminate with a time for questions and answers.

Park Community Church Near North, 1001 N Crosby St, Chicago, IL 60610, USA [email protected]

CSLI-Chicago presents
An Exploration of Joy: The Wonder of Music
with Dr. Randy Newman

Why do we love music so much?

Why does it move us so powerfully?

Why has every culture in all times had music?

If music is a “universal language,” what is it saying?

Dr. Randy Newman will explore these and other questions in a presentation that will include insights from writers and artists who have wrestled with these questions. Several musical excerpts will be part of the evening that will culminate with a time for questions and answers.

The evening will also include a live musical performance by The Peoples Music School.

Dates: Thursday, October 12, 2023
Times: 7:00 - 8:30 pm CT
Location: Park Community Church, 1001 N. Crosby St, Chicago, IL 60610
Cost: Free

 

Randy Newman

Randy Newman (1956-2024) was the Senior Fellow for Apologetics and Evangelism at the C.S. Lewis Institute. He taught at several evangelical seminaries. After serving for over 30 years with Campus Crusade for Christ, he established Connection Points, a ministry to help Christians engage people’s hearts the way Jesus did. He has written seven books, Questioning EvangelismCorner ConversationsBringing the Gospel HomeEngaging with Jewish People, Unlikely Converts: Improbable Stories of Faith and What They Teach Us About Evangelism, Mere Evangelism. and his most recent, Questioning Faith: Indirect Journeys of Belief through Terrains of Doubt. Randy has also written numerous articles about evangelism and other ways our lives intertwine with God’s creation. He earned his MDiv and PhD in Intercultural Studies from Trinity International University. Randy went home to be with the Lord in May 2024.  

The Schedule

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Presentation followed by Q&A session