1. (MACRO) Jenell Williams Paris argues that contemporary praise and worship music absorbs the American romantic ideal. Do you see any advantages to this contextualization? Do you see any disadvantages? 2. (MACRO) Work together to list elements of love. Consider any kind of relationship that involves love, including family, friends, church, community, and global. Then consider the praise and worship music used at your church. Does your church’s music emphasize some elements of love over others? 3. (MICRO) What gender dimensions to praise and worship music do you see? If God is cast as the leading man, and humans as the leading lady, what kind of benefits and limitations might this bring to male worshipers? To female worshipers? 4. (MICRO) Are any of your favorite praise and worship songs listed in Paris’ chapter on romantic love? Why do you like the song so much? What do you make of Paris’ analysis of it?