Music

Maranatha Baptist University desires that all students learn to appreciate good music. The principle of “proving what is acceptable to the Lord (Eph. 5:10)” should guide our music decisions.
  • All music that students listen to in residence hall rooms or vehicles must be compatible with Maranatha‚Äôs music standards.

Characteristics of Conservative Music

  • The lyrics – Lyrics that are uplifting
  • The music – Music that is balanced in melody, harmony, and rhythm

Approved Music

The following types of music may be used in campus programs, and students may have these types of music in their dormitories or automobiles
  • Classical
  • Approved religious music
  • Semi-classical (light concert music, music from operettas, and such as has passed into the concert repertoire), band music, musicals, and conservative soundtracks.

Unapproved Music

The following types of music may not be used in campus programs, and students may not have this music in dormitories or automobiles
  • Alternative Rock
  • Jazz
  • Contemporary Christian Music (CCM)
  • Rap
  • Rock
  • Folk Rock
  • Gospel Rock

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