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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 120–123.
Published: 01 September 1994
...Harold Dean Trulear Alton B. Pollard III . Mysticism and Social Change: The Social Witness of Howard Thurman . New York : Lang , 1992 . 219 pp. Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 120 Black Sacred Music affected without the benefits of concerned Americans...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 58–60.
Published: 01 September 1990
...James W. Button Button , James W. Blacks and Social Change: Impact of the Civil Rights Movement in Southern Communities . Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press , 1989 . Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 Chatman's verses are made even more humorous...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 274–281.
Published: 01 March 1992
..., and labor movements reflect the power of this provocative trio to spark social transformation, help define personal identity, draw attention to salient categories for social theory, and create coalitions between groups targeted by racial, sexual, and class oppression. But sex, race, and class have also...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (1): 12–24.
Published: 01 March 1991
... experimenting with this developing musical genre. As it evolved, rap began to reflect critically upon the terrain of its genesis, describing and scrutinizing the social, economic, and political constituents that led to its emergence and development: drug addiction, police brutality, teen pregnancy, and various...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 86–88.
Published: 01 September 1990
... a socialist movement and to carry out eventual change in America (71). Socialism, not American pragmatism, was the "people's culture" and would engender the great American corrective (76). Lieberman says: Few People's Songsters had a vision of what the United States or the world would look like under...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 268–273.
Published: 01 March 1992
... ghettos little more than a decade ago. At best, rap was first viewed as a faddish sideshow to New York's carnival of urban decay, a ritual diversion of social boredom and criminal imagination into culturally useful acts of rhetorical invention. As rap evolved, its artists ingeniously inhabited...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (1): 36–63.
Published: 01 March 1994
... from anthropology, sociology, psychology, and philosophy, each of which has a cognate systematic musicology-the anthropology of music (ethnomusicology), the sociology of music, the psychology of music, and the philosophy of music. Despite its borrowing from the social sciences and humanities...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 1992
... a cognate systematic musicology-the anthropology of music (ethnomusicology), the sociology of music, the psychology of music, and the philosophy of music. Despite its borrowing from the social sciences and humanities, theomusicology is not merely an interdisciplinary study of music that is more or less...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (1): 17–28.
Published: 01 March 1993
... in African American secular social dancing. The dancing we concern ourselves with here has historically and contemporarily originated and occurred in African American communities throughout the United States. This strain of black social dance has been nurtured and developed in African American secular...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 109–112.
Published: 01 September 1990
... relationships to southern history and culture, as well as personal ambition and desire to make a good living, finally, obscured their pursuit of the sharpest historical and social accuracy and criticism. (204) Even though Local Color was fiction, its make-believe world veritably impinged upon the reality...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (1): 92–106.
Published: 01 March 1994
... for Theological Ethics at the Ruprecht-Karls University in Heidelberg, Germany. Black Sacred Music 8:1, Spring 1994. Copyright© 1994 by Duke University Press. CCC 1043-945 5/94/$1.50 Dreamtime and Tribal Ritual 93 kind of mass culture. No one else did this but the masterminds of critical social theory, who...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (1): 80–82.
Published: 01 March 1993
... of African American clergy committed to Christian social praxis, a combination of critical reflection on social realities and ongoing activism for social change, both framed by the mandates of the gospel of Jesus Christ. Three of these clergy; Harold A. Carter, Wyatt Tee Walker, and William A. Jones, Jr...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 88–91.
Published: 01 September 1990
.... Among the commonalities are the religious fervor, the strengthening of bonds, the encouraging of participants, the seeking of converts, and the profession of faith in a salvation composed of a new social order (119). Lieberman concludes, "With a few exceptions, the main features of a camp meeting...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (2): ix–xii.
Published: 01 September 1993
...). The ACLCA is centered in the All Africa Conference of Churches Building in Nairobi, Kenya, and coordinates the work of the Lay Training Centers throughout Africa. The ACLCA is committed to social involvement and the quest for social justice; therefore, we realized that we could not speak genuinely...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 206–217.
Published: 01 March 1992
... forth its brilliant blaze. Our early socialization came within the womb of the black com- munity in the last phases of the Jim Crow era. That womb-that black and affirming world- was our buffer zone against the inimical climate of a larger, more vicious, world. It was a black world that was populated...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 36–46.
Published: 01 March 1992
... and the turn of the century, the blues represent the ex-slaves' confrontation with a more secular evaluation of the world. They were shaped in the context of social and political oppression, but they do not, as Maulana Karenga said, collectively "teach resignation." To hear the blues in this manner...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 14–29.
Published: 01 September 1990
.... With these kinds of modifications, the only real modernization in His Fullness Songs is insubstantial in terms of updating the overall character of the denomination's lineage of hymnbooks. Included are two time-honored hymns of the Social Gospel movement-"O Master, Let Me Walk with Thee" by Washington Gladden...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (2): 142–145.
Published: 01 September 1989
... the cultural and social sensibilities of our youth. That is why so many of us value it as an ongoing repository of black culture and think of black pop singers and musicians as curators, after a fashion, of the Afro-American cultural archives. That is also why we are paying close attention to rap music...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 104–107.
Published: 01 September 1990
... of its hymnody-must come to grips with Vatican II and the changes and conflicts it caused. The authors show that most social movements-"collective demands for change, or for resistance to change"-proceed through four stages (the two mediatory steps may be reversed or combined): preparation, mobilization...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (2): 85–97.
Published: 01 September 1989
..., to lose truly is to gain: upon physical 1. See, for example, Plato's Republic, which also discusses the social function of music. Black Sacred Music 3:2, Fall 1989. Copyright © 1989 by Duke University Press. CCC rn43-9455/89/$1.50. death, the properly fulfilled soul is liberated to become fully integrated...