Rhythm in Theology and Religion

Augustine of Hippo. De Musica.

Begbie, Jeremy. Theology, Music and Time. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000.

Betz, John R. “Beyond the Sublime: The Asethetics of the Analogy of Being (Part One).” Modern Theology 21, no. 3 (2005): 367-411.

Betz, John R. “Beyond the Sublime: The Aesthetics of the Analogy of Being (Part Two).” Modern Theology 22, no. 1 (2006): 2-50.

Brown, David and Ann Loades. The Sense of the Sacramental: Movement and Measure in Art and Music, Place and Time. London: SPCK, 1995.

Eikelboom, Lexi. “Erich Przywara and Giorgio Agamben: Rhythm as a Space for Dialogue between Catholic Metaphysics and Postmodernism.” The Heythrop Journal 56, no. 3 (2014). DOI: 10.1111/heyj.12149.

Fiddes, Paul S. The Promised End: Eschatology in Theology and Literature.  Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 2000.

Fiddes, Paul S. Seeing the World and Knowing God: Hebrew Wisdom and Christian Doctrine in a Late-Modern Context. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Keller, Catherine. The Face of the Deep: A Theology of Becoming. London: Routledge, 2003.

LaMothe, Kimerer L. Between Dancing and Writing: The Practice of Religious Studies.  New York, NY: Fordham University Press, 2004.

Leeuw, G. van der. Sacred and Profane Beauty: The Holy in Art. Translated by David Green.  London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1963.

Oliver, Simon. Philosophy, God and Motion. London: Routledge, 2005.

Panikkar, Raimon. The Rhythm of Being: The Unbroken Trinity.  Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 2010.

Pickstock, Catherine. Repetition and Identity. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Przywara, Erich. Analogia Entis: Metaphysics: Original Structure and Universal Rhythm. Translated by John Betz and David Bentley Hart. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm B. Eerdmans, 2014.

Przywara, Erich. Polarity: A German Catholic’s Interpretation of Religion. Translated by A. C. Bouquet. London: Oxford University Press : H. Milford, 1935.


Rhythm in Poetry

Attridge, Derek. Moving Words: Forms of English Poetry. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Attridge, Derek The Rhythms of English Poetry. London: Longman, 1982.

Carper, Thomas, and Derek Attridge. Meter and Meaning: An Introduction to Rhythm in Poetry. London: Routledge, 2003.

Corn, Alfred. The Poem’s Heartbeat: A Manual of Prosody. Brownsville, OR: Story Line Press, 1998.

Cureton, Richard D. Rhythmic Phrasing in English Verse. London: Longman, 1992.

Gräbner, Cornelia, and Arturo Casas. Performing Poetry: Body, Place and Rhythm in the Poetry Performance. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2011.

Harding, Denys Clement Wyatt. Words into Rhythm: English Speech Rhythm in Verse and Prose. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1976.

Hasty, Christopher Francis. Meter as Rhythm. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Hirshfield, Jane. Hiddenness, Surprise, Uncertainty : Three Generative Energies of Poetry. Tarset: Bloodaxe, 2008.

Hobsbaum, Philip. Metre, Rhythm, and Verse Form. London: Routledge, 1996.

Nanian, Richard A. Plerosis/Kenosis: Poetic Language and Its Energies. New York: Peter Lang, 2012.

Hoogstad, Jan Hein and Birgitte Stougaard Pederson, ed. Off Beat: Pluralizing Rhythm. Amsterdam: Rodopoi, 2013.

Swain, Joseph Peter. Harmonic Rhythm: Analysis and Interpretation. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Tsur, Reuven. Poetic Rhythm: Structure and Performance: An Empirical Study in Cognitive Poetics. Brighton: Sussex Academic, 2012.

Tsur, Reuven and Motti Benari. On the Shore of Nothingness: Space, Rhythm, and Semantic Structure in Religious Poetry and Its Mystic-Secular Counterpart: A Study in Cognitive Poetics. Thorverton: Imprint Academic, 2003.


Rhythm in Philosophy

Agamben, Giorgio. The End of the Poem : Studies in Poetics. Translated by Daniel Heller-Roazen. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1999.

Agamben, Giorgio. The Man without Content. Translated by Georgia Albert. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1999.

Agamben, Giorgio. The Time That Remains: A Commentary on the Letter to the Romans. Translated by and Patricia Dailey. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2005.

Aviram, Amittai F. Telling Rhythm: Body and Meaning in Poetry. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1994.

Bachelard, Gaston. The Dialectic of Duration. Translated by Mary McAllester Jones. Manchester: Clinamen Press, 2000.

Benveniste, Émile. Problèmes De Linguistique Générale. Vol 1. Paris: Gallimard, 1966.

Bergson, Henri. Creative Evolution. Translated by Arthur Mitchell. London: Macmillan, 1911.

Bergson, Henri. Time and Free Will: An Essay on the Immediate Data of Consciousness. Translated by Frank Lubecki Pogson. 1910. London: Allen & Unwin, 1950.

Blanchot, Maurice. The Writing of the Disaster. Translated by Ann Smock. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1986.

Carlisle, Clare. Kierkegaard’s Philosophy of Becoming: Movements and Positions. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2005.

Deleuze, Gilles and Félix Guattari. “1837: Of the Refrain” in A Thousand Plateaus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia. Translated by Brian Massumi. London: Athlone Press, 1988.

Deleuze, Gilles. Cinema 1: The Movement-Image. Translated by Hugh Tomlinson, and Barbara Habberjam. London: Continuum, 2005.

Deleuze, Gilles. Cinema 2: The Time-Image. Translated by Hugh Tomlinson, and Robert Galeta. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, 1989.

Deleuze, Gilles. Difference and Repetition. Translated by Paul Patton London: Athlone, 1994.

Friese, Heidrun. The Moment: Time and Rupture in Modern Thought. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2001.

Hölderlin, Friedrich. Friedrich Hölderlin: Essays and Letters on Theory. Translated by and Thomas Pfau. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1988.

Halporn, James W. “Nietzsche: On the Theory of Quantitative Rhythm.” Arion 6, no. 2 (1967): 233-43.

Heidegger, Martin, and Eugen Fink. Heraclitus Seminar. Translated by Charles H. Seibert. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 1993.

Heidegger, Martin. Poetry, Language, Thought. Translated by Albert Hofstadter. 1971. New York: Harper & Row, 2001.

Kierkegaard, Søren. Repetition: An Essay in Experimental Psychology. Oxford: Oxford University Press: London, 1942.

Kristeva, Julia. Black Sun: Depression and Melancholia. Translated by Leon S. Roudiez. New York: Columbia University Press, 1989.

Kristeva, Julia. Revolution in Poetic Language. Translated by Margaret Waller. New York: Columbia University Press, 1984.

Lacoue-Labarthe, Philippe. Typography: Mimesis, Philosophy, Politics. Translated by Christopher Fynsk. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1989.

Lefebvre, Henri. Rhythmanalysis: Space, Time and Everyday Life. Translated by Stuart Elden and Gerald Moore. London: Bloomsbury, 2013.

Meschonnic, Henri. Critique Du Rythme: Anthropologie Historique Du Langage. Lagrasse: Verdier, 1982.

Michon, Pascal. Les rythmes du politique: Democratie et capitalism modialise (Rythmanalyses) (Volume 1). Paris: Rhuthmos, 2015.

Michon, Pascal. Marcel Mauss retrouve: Origines de l’anthropologie du rythme. Paris: Rhuthmos, 2015.

Michon, Pascal. Rythme, pouvoir, mondialisation: Sur les forms anciennes et nouvelles des processus d’individuation. Paris: Rhuthmos, 2016.

Michon, Pascal. Rythmologie baroque: Spinoza, Leibniz, Diderot (Rythmologies) (Volume 1). Paris: Rhuthmos, 2015.

Michon, Pascal. Elements of Rhythmology: I. Antiquity (Rhythmologies) (Volume 6). Paris: Rhuthmos, 2017.

Michon, Pascal. Elements of Rhythmology: II. From the Renaissance to the 19th century (Rythmologies) (Volume 7). Paris: Rhuthmos, 2018.

Miller, Elaine P. “Harnessing Dionysos: Nietzsche on Rhythm, Time, and Restraint.” Journal of Nietzsche Studies 17 (1999): 1-32.

Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm. The Birth of Tragedy. Translated by Douglas Smith. 2000. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008.

Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm. Friedrich Nietzsche : Writings from the Early Notebooks. Translated by Raymond Geuss, Alexander Nehamas, and Ladislaus Löb. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Verdicchio, Massimo and Robert W. Burch. Between Philosophy and Poetry: Writing, Rhythm, History. London: Continuum, 2002.

Watkin, William. The Literary Agamben: Adventures in Logopoiesis. London: Continuum, 2010.


Rhythm in the Social Sciences

Alhadeff-Jones, Michael. Time and the Rhythms of Emancipatory Education: Rethinking the Temporal Complexity of Self and Society. London: Routledge, 2016.

Auer, J. C. P., Frank Müller, and Elizabeth Couper-Kuhlen. Language in Time: The Rhythm and Tempo of Spoken Interaction.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999.

Baraka, Amiri. Digging: The Afro-American Soul of American Classical Music. Berkeley,CA: University of California Press, 2010.

Bunn, James H. Wave Forms: A Natural Syntax for Rhythmic Language. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2002.

Caldwell, Phoebe. Finding You, Finding Me : Using Intensive Interaction to Get in Touch with People with Severe Learning Disabilities Combined with Autistic Spectrum Disorder.  London: Jessica Kingsley, 2005.

Caldwell, Phoebe, and Jane Horwood. From Isolation to Intimacy: Making Friends without Words. London: Jessica Kingsley, 2007.

Couper-Kuhlen, Elizabeth. English Speech Rhythm: Form and Function in Everyday Verbal Interaction.  Amsterdam: Benjamins, 1993.

Edensor, Tim. “Rhythm and Arrhythmia.” In The Routledge Handbook of Mobilities, edited by Peter Adey, Peter, David Bissell, Kevin Hannam, Peter Merriman, and Mimi Sheller, 163-171. London: Taylor and Francis, 2014.

Knowles, Gerry. “Prosodic Labelling: The Problem of Tone Group Boundaries.” In English Computer Corpora: Selected Papers and Research Guide, edited by Bern Kortmann, 149-63. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 1991.

McNeill, William Hardy. Keeping Together in Time Dance and Drill in Human History.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1995.

Mehler, Jacques, Peter Jusczyk, and Ghislaine Lambertz. “A Precursor of Language Acquisition in Young Infants.” Cognition 29 (1988): 143-78.

Moten, Fred. In the Break: The Aesthetics of the Black Radical Tradition. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2003.

Munro, Martin. Different Drummers: Rhythm and Race in the Americas. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2010.

Nazzi, Thierry, Josiane Bertoncini, and Jacques Mehler. “Language Discrimnation by Newborns: Toward an Understanding of the Role of Rhythm.” Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance 24, no. 3 (1998): 756-66.

Nazzi, Thierry, Peter W. Jusczyk, and Elizabeth K. Johnson. “Language Discrimation by English-Learning 5-Month-Olds: Effects of Rhythm and Familiarity.” Journal of Memory and Language 43, no. 1 (2000): 1-19.

Small, Christopher. Music of the Common Tongue: Survival and Celebration in Afro-American Music. 1987. London: Calder, 1994.

You, Haili. “Defining Rhythm: Aspects of an Anthropology of Rhythm.” Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry 18 (1994): 361-84.