Bhajans and Biblical Theology: An Evaluation of the Indigenous Indian Devotional Song Genre's Educational Potential

  • Ray Burbank
Keywords: Worship, Contextualization, Theology, Song, Music, Devotional, Education, Discipleship


Ray Burbank looks at the Indian Bhajan song tradition and at the genre's potential for theological teaching. He considers the indigenous concepts evident in a few song texts, and encourages further use of bhajan as a theological, devotional, worship practice.

(June 12, 2019: At the author's request, the PDF of this article was altered to modify the bio statement of the author. Everything else in the revised copy is identical to the original publication.)

Author Biography

Ray Burbank

Ray Burbank is currently a divinity student at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC.