Leonard Sweet: June 2013 Worship Seminar Audio


Listen to the seminar, “Worship in a Karaoke Culture” by Leonard Sweet, held June 17-18, 2013 at IWS.

Use the embedded player to listen on this page, or click on the track title to download and save the files for later.

Session 1: To Serve this Present Age (53:49)

Session 2: “Narraphor”–The Language of this Culture (70:35)

Session 3: “Sound” Theology (49:40)

Session 4: From Performance to Participation (62:05)

Session 5: Whole-brain Worship (43:05)

Links to online videos played in Session 5 (omitted from the audio):
RSA Animate: The Divided Brain
Jill Bolte Taylor: Stroke of Insight

Session 6: Worship as Identity Formation (68:27)

Session 7: The Future of Education (27:34)

Link to the online video played in Session 7 (omitted from the audio):
RSA Animate: Changing Education Paradigms

Session 8: The Semiotics of Participatory Worship (50:39)


Click here to view photos from the Len Sweet seminar at IWS.

Leonard Sweet reflects on his time at IWS.

June 2013 Session audio files are available here.

June 2013 Session chapel  audio files are available here.


About the author

Alumni Director, Practicum Professor, and DWS graduate.