Carol of the Bells - or should I say ... trumpets
Pastoral musician, writer, and researcher This website comes about as a product of my dissertation research into the world of Biblical Trumpets. My dissertation "Shofar, Salpinx, and the Silver Trumpets: The Pursuit for Biblical Clarity" is available upon email request.
A professional trumpet player and pastoral musician
Sometimes bearded, and sometimes not, I enjoy time with my wife, Kimberly and our kids and our grandchildren.
This fun 4:30 minute video is a wonderful place to start in your exploration of Biblical Trumpets. I produced it a few years ago for my old website, "gloryhorn."
A “spiritual awakening”, having taken place in the small community of Herrnhut, Germany, gave birth to a sacred instrumental music ministry so profound that repercussions are still felt today in the secular and sacred United States and elsewhere.
This paper seeks to research why British hymnody would be an optimum source for a hymnal for Esperanto-speaking people, what can be learned from other English hymn translators and to determine a philosophy of translation to create a hymnal that would be useful for the glorification of God, and a tool for evangelism to a secularized culture.
Through his hymnal, William Gadsby, sought to use hymns as a formative means of teaching a specific doctrine of the Lord’s Supper to "Strict Baptists" that would be Calvinistic in expression, despite the clear Zwinglian “memorialism” stance that their confessions would state.
This brief article is about the importance of sincere platform leadership through preparation, appearance, platform vibrancy and certain untangibles
My Master's Thesis, "Trumpets in Scripture" explores the concepts of the two trumpets in the Bible and their meanings.
In the Jewish faith, according to Rabbi Abraham Witty, the shofar is a symbol for Messiah. This paper looks at iconodules and iconclasts to decide is the shofar a good representative of the Messiah.
I have spent years gleaning material on this subject matter by many authors. What is available is free, and should be used for educational purposes only, not for monetary profit. Also please cite authors. If there is no citation available you may cite: "http://www.biblicaltrumpets.org"
British scholar and musician, David Wulstan (1937-2017) in an article in the May 1973 edition of the Galpin Society Journal titled, "The Sounding of the Shofar." Even to date, his is one of the only articles that includes a very important, yet oft overlooked, cross-reference of information to the Dead Sea Scrolls.
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