Sing after God a New Song

In the Netherlands, traditional churches and religious institutions are losing ground, as is the case in the rest of western Europe. Religion changes and traditional religious forms migrate to other realms, sometimes to return to ecclesial contexts again. In this article, we present a research project on ritual-musical appropriations of psalms in contemporary Dutch culture….

Tearing Christ apart or…

…just a representation on a mass-produced poster for the ‘Kerk in Actie’ campaign A few weeks ago Kerk in Actie, the charity department of the PKN (Protestant Church in the Netherlands), started a campaign for ‘Christ-inspired sharing’. That this campaign caused some commotion, because of the content of the videos, which was controversial to many…