Sounds of Heaven and Earth

  • Date & Time:
    • July 29, 2019
    • 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
  • Venue:

    London School of Theology, Green Lane, Northwood, London, HA6 2UW

  • Contact details:

We invite you to join London School of Theology at our one day conference for a timely and exciting opportunity to engage with scholars focusing on “Sounds of Heaven and Earth: Divine and Human Action in Christian Musical Worship.

The programme will feature scholarly presentations viewing worship through diverse disciplines including liturgical history, biblical studies, theology, ethnography and musicology.

Conference Details


Our plenary session will feature Dr. John Witvliet (Ph.D., University of Notre Dame) who is director of the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship and Professor of Worship, Theology, & Congregational and Ministry Studies at Calvin College and Calvin Theological Seminary.

He is the author of The Biblical Psalms in Christian Worship: A Brief Introduction and Guide to Resources, Worship Seeking Understanding: Windows into Christian Practice, co-author of Proclaiming the Christmas Gospel: Ancient Sermons and Hymns for Contemporary Christian Inspiration, and co-editor of The Worship Sourcebook and Worship in Medieval and Early Modern Europe: Change and Continuity in Religious Practice.

He has also been a collaborator on several children’s books, songbooks, and worship resource collections.

Tickets cost £20, and £12 for students. Lunch is also included. Please inform us of any food allergies or restrictions when booking. Contact James Beattie for more information.

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Visiting by car: Our campus is on Green Lane in Northwood. Our postcode is HA6 2UW. London School of Theology is just 15 minutes from the M25 making it very accessible from all over the UK. Free parking is available onsite.

Visiting by train: Northwood Station is on the Metropolitan Line, about 35 minutes from Baker Street station. Our team members will meet you at the station on Open Days to welcome you and guide you to the campus. Click here to find us on the map.

Visiting by bus: The number 282, 331 and H11 buses stop directly outside the London School of Theology campus.

Visiting by air: London School of Theology is conveniently situated close to a number of major airports. Heathrow and Luton are closest, whilst Stansted and Gatwick are also accessible. Why not contact the Engagement Team to organise a taxi from the airport to our campus?

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