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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 53–67.
Published: 01 March 1989
...Jon Michael Spencer © Copyright 1989 JBSM /Jon Michael Spencer 1989 The Hymnal of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Jon Michael Spencer The most recent hymnological endeavor of the Christian Methodist Episcopal (CME) Church is The Hymnal of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (1): ix–x.
Published: 01 March 1990
...William B. McClain Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 Foreword Yet do I marvel at this curious thing: to make a poet black, and bid him sing! These words written by Countee Cullen, a black poet of the Harlem Renaissance and the son of a powerful and popular Methodist preacher...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (1): 82–85.
Published: 01 March 1993
... of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, the African Methodist Episcopal Zion (AMEZ) Church, the Christian Methodist Episcopal (CME) Church, the National Baptists (inclusive of the National Baptist Convention USA, the National Baptist Convention of America, and the Progressive National Baptist Convention...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (2): 1–4.
Published: 01 September 1993
... Presbyterian Friends United UCC/Presbyterian Presbyterian Presbyterian Reformed Presbyterian Assemblies Presbyterian Presbyterian Baptist Presbyterian Catholic Presbyterian Anglican Anglican Independent Presbyterian Methodist Presbyterian Anglican Anglican Presbyterian r. In the Roman Catholic Church...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 136–138.
Published: 01 September 1994
... reminds me of a response given me by a Baptist woman about a book I had written on the black sacred music tradition. I was signing copies of the book at a black ministers conference and the woman asked me whether I was a Baptist. I said, "A Methodist," which led her to say she therefore could not purchase...
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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (1): 35–44.
Published: 01 March 1988
... Deum," based on a native African melody, was sung on a great occasion in Kampala Cathedral. One of the members of U. M. C. A. (United Methodist Church of Africa), was present, and, in conversation afterwards remarked to the Bishop of Uganda how much he admired it. Shortly afterwards, however...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 1990
... Allen Richard Allen (1760-1831) was the founder and first bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME). Of the myriad denominations that the black church comprises, the AMES have the most extensive and impressive genealogy of hymnals, dated 1801, 1818, 1837, 1876, 1892, 1941, 1954, and 1984...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 77.
Published: 01 March 1989
... Universities and Colleges (Greenwood Press, 1987), and Sacred Symphony: The Chanted Sermon of the Black Preacher (Greenwood Press, 1987). Wendelin J. Watson is a minister in the African Methodist Episcopal Church and Divinity School student at Duke University. Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr., D.Min., is the pastor...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (2): 47–74.
Published: 01 September 1987
.... A. M. Townsend. Nashville: National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., 1961. b36 Betker, John P., comp.* Miriam's Timbrel, or Sacred Songs, Suited to Revival Occasions; and also for Anti-Slavery, Peace, Temperance, and Reform Meetings, 2nd ed. Mansfield, Ohio: E. Smith, for the Wesleyan Methodist Connection...
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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (2): 105.
Published: 01 September 1988
... College in Ferrum, Virginia, and author of "Happy in the Service ofthe Lord": Afro-American Gospel Quartets in Memphis (1988) and Virginia's Blues, Country, and Gospel Records 1902-1943: An Annotated Discography (1988). Hugh J. Roberts, Ph.D., is a minister in the United Methodist Church currently...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (2): 146–158.
Published: 01 September 1989
..., try to help the church understand the society that surrounds it." In an editorial published in The United Methodist Reporter7 an 4. Ibid. 5. Ibid. 6. Tipper Gore. Raising PG Kids in an X -Rated Society (Nashville, Tenn.: Abingdon Press, 1987). 7. "Groovin' on Gleaning-Guardedly," The United Methodist...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 1989
... non-black usage. Wendell Whalum explains: The Black Methodists and Baptists endorsed Watts' hymns, but the Baptists "blackened" them. They virtually threw out the meter signature and rhythm and before 1875 had begun a new system which, though based on the style of singing coming from England...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 76.
Published: 01 March 1989
..., or Sacred Songs, Suited to Revival Occasions; and also for Anti-Slavery, Peace, Temperance, and Reform Meetings, 2nd ed. Mansfield, Ohio: E. Smith, for the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America, 1853. Photocopy. Brown, William Wells, comp. The Anti-Slavery Harp: A Collection of Songs for Anti-Slavery...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (1): xi–xii.
Published: 01 March 1990
... and Pentecostals. But in relation to the larger Afro-Christian community, Jones's reputation as a hymnist is incommensurate with his prolific output of some thousand hymns. While Rev. Charles Albert Tindley, the celebrated Methodist hymnist, composed less than one-twentieth the number of gospel hymns of Jones...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 146–154.
Published: 01 March 1992
... the ecclesiastical preoccupation with "rele- Mark Sumner Harvey is a United Methodist minister and a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of 'Iechnology. From Religion and Intellectual Life 6, nos. 3 and 4 (Spring/Summer 1989); reprinted with the permission of the publisher. Ltfocy of Duke Ellin,ton 141 vance...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 143–145.
Published: 01 March 1992
... hymnbooks. Duke Ellington's "Come Sunday," from his jazz suite Black, Brown and Beige (1943), is included in the Episcopal church hymnal supplement, Lift Every Voice and Sing: A Collection of Afro-American Spirituals and Other Songs (1981), as well as in The United Methodist Hymnal (1989). As a result...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 56–67.
Published: 01 September 1991
... people in Brooklyn.11 In an old Baptist hymnal in Kentucky the editor once saw the words of "Not all the blood of beasts," set to a pentatonic tune which had all the characteristics of a Negro melody; and in a Methodist hymnal, recently in use in Tennessee, besides the familiar setting known to all, "How...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 65–67.
Published: 01 September 1990
..., however. William J. Walls, the longtime senior bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion (AMEZ) Church, compared him to Frederick Douglass as one who refused to live a life of advantage without addressing the enslavement of his people (376). After having heard his platform delivery in a church...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (1): 69–81.
Published: 01 March 1987
... denominational churches and other religious songbooks. The Black Music Archive Allen, Richard, comp. A Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs. Philadelphia: T. L. Plowman, 1801. (Photocopy). AME [African Methodist Episcopal] Hymnal. Philadelphia: AME Book Concern, 1946. The AMEC [African Methodist Episcopal...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (1): 53–60.
Published: 01 March 1987
... National Baptist Hymnal (1977) contains 8 Wesley and 11 Watts hymns; the AME Church Bicentennial Hymnal (1984) contains 46 Wesley and 36 Watts hymns; and the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Hymnal (1957) contains 90 Wesley and 38 Watts hymns. 37Neither are these indices found in Songs ofZion (1981...