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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 55–67.
Published: 01 March 1992
...Rod Gruver Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 11,e Blues as a Secular Religion Rod Gruver There is still much that needs to be done with the larger meaning of blues, with its full significance as a form of art, a modem mythology, and a secular religion. Paul Oliver has studied...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 74–75.
Published: 01 March 1989
...John B. Boles Boles , John B. , ed. Masters and Slaves in the House of the Lord: Race and Religion in the American South, 1740-1870 . Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky , 1988 . © Copyright 1989 JBSM /Jon Michael Spencer 1989 74 The Journal of Black Sacred Music...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 93–94.
Published: 01 September 1990
...Martin E. Marty Marty , Martin E. Religion and Republic: The American Circumstance . Boston : Beacon Press , 1987 . Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 Boole 93 Marty, Martin E. Religion and Republic: The American Circumstance. Boston : Beacon Press, 1987. Martin...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (1): 47–52.
Published: 01 March 1987
...Alton B. Pollard, III © Copyright 1987 JBSM /Jon Michael Spencer 1987 Religion, Rock, and Eroticism' by Alton B. Pollard, III The existentialist philosopher and student of religion Soren Kierkegaard provides us with some initial insight into our subject matter. The following passage is taken...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (1): 178–201.
Published: 01 March 1994
...Mark Sumner Harvey Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Rhythm, Ritual, and Religion: Postmodern (Musical) Agonistes Mark Sumner Harvey Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the center cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (1): 78–91.
Published: 01 March 1994
...Bernd Schwarze Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Religion, Rocle, and Research Bernd Schwarze The real knowing is in the playing. Drums give up their true secrets only to players, not to Ph.D.s.-Mickey Hart, Drumming at the Edge of Magi.cl What Mickey Hart says about drums here...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 69–70.
Published: 01 September 1994
...William Pickens Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 The Negro's Religion and Music William Pickens The mystical effects and spiritual benefits of religion may not be so easily measurable in everyday terms, but its practical effects and ultimate bearing on human life are discernible...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (2): 133–141.
Published: 01 September 1989
...Alton B. Pollard, III Copyright © 1989 by Duke University Press 1989 Religion, Rotlc, and Erolitism: Printe Alton B. Pollard, III The existentialist philosopher and student of religion S0ren Kierkegaard provides us with some initial insight into our subject matter.I The following passage...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 124–128.
Published: 01 September 1994
..., and that both of them saw in black religion a way to overcome the tragic reality of black oppression. Cone also finds Thurman's work to be similar to his own work in its focus on the poor and the dispossessed. Indeed, Cone's work has shown the influence of Thurman, in that he, like Thurman, saw in the black...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (1): 3–12.
Published: 01 March 1994
... I became aware of Pelikan's. I do not mean to imply, of course, that the topic of music and religion was mine before it was Pelikan's; surely he chose his title years ago, and it is well known that the relation between music and religion has served as a leitmotif in his research and writing...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 78–80.
Published: 01 September 1990
.... "No matter how hard the creator and consumer of culture may try," says Greeley, "s/he cannot exclude religious experiences from other experiences of life" (27). Greeley, Andrew M. Religious Change in America. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1989. American religion has doubtless changed...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (1): 265–268.
Published: 01 March 1994
... Press, 1989. Buhmann, Peter, and Rolf Tischer, eds. Pop and Religion: Auf dem Weg zu einer neuen VolksfrommigkeiU Stuttgart, Germany: Quell Verlag, 1992. Cone, James H. The Spirituals and the Blues. San Francisco: Harper and Row, 1972. Cox, Harvey. The Secular City: Secularization and Urbanization...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 83–86.
Published: 01 September 1990
...: St. Martin's Press, 1989. Religion can play two roles in society-it can be integrative or it can be disruptive (11 ). As illustrated in the voodooists' use of religion as a political instrument of liberation throughout Haitian history, it is quite legitimate for the sacred to play a "disruptive" role...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 295–297.
Published: 01 March 1992
... University Popular Press, 1987. Czitrom, Daniel. Media and the American Mind. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1982 Eliade, Mircea. Patterns in Comparative Religion. New York: Meridian, 1963. - - -.The Sacred and the Profane: The Nature of Religion. New York: Harcourt Brace and World, 1959...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (1): 205–217.
Published: 01 March 1994
..., is an instance of the discipline I have termed "theomusicology." Unlike ethnomusicology, whose practitioners view religion as a compartmentalized part of culture, theomusicologists view religion as all-pervasive in culture. We view religion as all-pervasive insofar as culture is created by human beings whom we...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): v–vii.
Published: 01 March 1992
... Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 Preface People in America are as religious today as they ever have been, but religion is far more diffused throughout culture. No longer is there a dominant religion or common religious culture based on a master narrative that orders the lives...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (2): v.
Published: 01 September 1989
...; "Religion, Rock, and Eroticism" by sociologist of religion Alton B. Pollard, III; "Rap, Race, and Reality" by Michael Eric Dyson; and "The Catholic Imagination of Bruce Springsteen," "Born in the USA: Springsteen, Blue-Collar Prophet and Catholic Troubadour," and "Desperately Seeking Madonna" by sociologist...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 120–123.
Published: 01 September 1994
... Thurman. New York: Lang, 1992. 219 pp. The reality of racism and oppression in the United States presents itself as such a basic fact of African American life that no serious student of black religion can avoid wrestling with their effect on the black community. Rather, the scholarly literature on African...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 118–120.
Published: 01 September 1994
... the surroundings of trees, bushes, vines, weeds, or cotton fields, which remind us that these sacred places are situated "in the world." Rankin says, "These sacred spaces assert the division of the sacred from the profane. Sacred phenomena are separate from daily, ordinary life, from the commonplace. Religion...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (1): v–ix.
Published: 01 March 1994
... at the mere margins of historical musicology, ethnomusicology, Christian theology, and hymnology. All of the work is done by scholars trained in music or in theology or religion-or, ideally, both music and theology/religion. In the first section, headed "Query, Theory, and Methodology," philosophical...