Tom (N.T.) Wright, in an interview with Andrew Byers for Christianity Today:
Within the Jewish and Christian traditions, you get your worldview sorted out by worship. The Psalms are provided to guide that worship. When we continually pray and sing the Psalms, our worldview will actually reconfigure according to their values, theology, and modes of expression.
The interview is related to Wright’s latest book The Case for the Psalms that, coincidentally, I finished reading this morning. I recommend both the full interview and the book. Those involved with leading churches and–or worship within churches, should definitely give this a read.
Most Christians’ theology is shaped more by what we sing than what we’re taught from the pulpit; this is a timely reminder to pay attention to the worship songs that shaped and influenced Jesus himself.