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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (2): 5–48.
Published: 01 September 1993
... Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 The Worshipping Church in Africa 1 Present for our deliberations on the worshipping church in Africa were an ecumenical group of Africans from various parts of the continent-Uganda, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Madagascar, Zimbabwe, Zambia...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (2): ix–xii.
Published: 01 September 1993
...Rev. Jonah Katoneene Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Preface This volume comprises the proceedings of a conference on the worshipping church in Africa, which...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 1994
... is poised to the heavens, dreamily.-Taban Lo Liyong, Popular Culture of East Africa Late on a Friday afternoon local Christians begin to gather at Roka Baptist Church, located halfway between the Kenya coastal towns of Kilifi and Malindi. As the sun sets on the Indian Ocean, arriving participants descend...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (2): 61–62.
Published: 01 September 1993
.... Johannesburg: Ravan, 1991. Bell, John L., ed. Many and Great: Songs of the World Church . Glasgow: Wild Goose, 1990. - - , ed. Sent by the Lord: Songs of the World Church. Glasgow: Wild Goose, 1991. Ben-Jochannan, Yosef A. A. Africa: Mother of Western Civilization. Baltimore, Md. : Black Classic, 1988...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 75–80.
Published: 01 September 1994
... unknown, unrealized and alonet-Howard Thurman, "On Viewing the Coast of Africa" They were brought to these indigen shores, the Africans. At first there were a few, and then there was a flood. Out of West and Central Africa they came-priest, prince, and midwife; warrior, merchant, and queen; children...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (2): 63–65.
Published: 01 September 1993
... Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Index Africa Association of Liturgy and Music, 35 African-American Catholic Congregation, 29, 30 African-American church, indigenization of worship in, 29, 30 African identity, regaining, vii-viii, 2, 16, 35, 46 African independent churches, 11...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (2): vii–viii.
Published: 01 September 1993
... of that heresy. It was resuscitated, perhaps unconsciouslY, by most of those who left their motherlands to brave the unknown, bringing the inestimable gift of the Gospel of Jesus Christ to those who did not know Him in the socalled heathen lands of Africa and Asia. Nearly all unconsciously believed arrogantly...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (2): xiii–xiv.
Published: 01 September 1993
... Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Acknowledgments For facilitating this conference we would like to thank the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian (CCAP...
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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (1): 35–44.
Published: 01 March 1988
.... In the initial sending of Christian missionaries to Africa during the colonial era, the use of traditional African musical idioms in worship services was strongly debated. The early missionaries denied the legitimacy of indigenous customs, believing them to be so pervasively a part of traditional religious...
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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (1): 84–86.
Published: 01 March 1988
... and Father Amenophis 'three· gave to their son the wisdom of Amen . 4 . Africa is the birthplace of the one God, Amen, Amen, Amen, the one God which became the one God that the whole world worships now under different names (Akhenaton, Nefertiti, Amenophis, Queen Ty, Tutankamen, Amen). 5. After darkness...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (2): 27–28.
Published: 01 September 1987
... cadences, that have touched the heart of the world through negro music. It is the unknown something in the voice that so many people have tried to define and failed. The Dahomeyan sings the music of his native Africa; the American negro spends this silver heritage of melody, but adds to it the bitter ring...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (2): 1–4.
Published: 01 September 1993
... deliberated together for a workshop on the theme "The Worshipping Church in Africa," under the sponsorship of the Association of Christian Lay Centers in Africa (ACLCA). We have met to examine our worship lives as Africans within our churches, to identify obstacles preventing the cultural contextualization...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (1): 17–28.
Published: 01 March 1993
... continue to govern African-based dance as it moves from the sacred function it had in West Africa to the numerous secular functions it acquired in the context of the North American experience: Trinidadian Shango, Brazilian Candomble, Santeria, Voodoo, and in Black Holiness, Baptist, and Spiritualist...
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Black Sacred Music (1995) 9 (1-2): 66–74.
Published: 01 September 1995
... and his existence which one is able to find only in the songs of labor. The work songs are the oldest Negro folk songs and may be said to have their functional origin in Africa. It is obvious that the slave was forced to live in the environment of the white man's civilization for a period of indefinite...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 250–252.
Published: 01 March 1992
.... The reasons had little to do with an impending nuclear holocaust or the brutalities in South Africa, Poland, and Chile. Rather, the motivations for suicide the students saw as cogent were more traditional ones: the sheer meaninglessness of human existence, the limited options (especially personal...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (1): 56–61.
Published: 01 March 1993
... one out of four made it. This means twelve million black people, Africans, lost their lives on the way from Africa to America. That is nothing but genocide on a scale that is unprecedented in recorded history Hence, a conference on the "middle passage" is long overdue. Recently, the Japanese won...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 138–140.
Published: 01 September 1994
... that says of the school, "Now an opportunity is presented to promote the interest of the Negroes of Africa through influential white people of Europe who are interested in Colonial and Native affairs." Simpson never expounds on this, yet in the Hampton university archives, in which she did a good part...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 47–50.
Published: 01 September 1990
... only a part of reality. "It is about taking the globe and turning it over so that we see all the possibilities of a world where Africa, for example, is subject and not object" (3). A particularly notorious way in which Africa is made object rather than subject, says Asante, is in the use of the term...
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Black Sacred Music (1995) 9 (1-2): 1–15.
Published: 01 September 1995
... a very special series of influences not like those of any other people in the world. It is therefore necessary for the reader to have a brief introduction that deals with the nature of folk music in general. This must be followed by a discussion about the singing ways and customs of Negroes in Africa...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 117–120.
Published: 01 September 1990
... it with increasingly serious drama was to the uninitiated a radical proposition. For instance, Deep Harlem (1929) attempted to trace black history from Africa, via the slave trade, to Harlem life in the twenties. The production folded within a week (129 ). During the late sixties, Josephine Jackson and Joseph...