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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (1): 47–55.
Published: 01 March 1993
...Cheryl Townsend Gilkes Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Standing on the Promises Cheryl Townsend Gilkes "Then the disciples went away again unto their own home. But Mary stood without at the sepulchre weeping: and as she wept, she stooped down, and looked into the sepulchre...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 124–132.
Published: 01 September 1992
... Copyright © 1992 by Duke University Press 1992 How Do We Stand in Hollywood? Quick to recognize the fact that films have a tremendous educa­ tional value both at home and abroad, allied governments have made excellent use of this medium to such an extent that Hollywood itself has boasted...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 91–101.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 From Bell Stand to Throne Room On passing over the upper steel arch bridge from Niagara Falls, U.S.A., to Niagara Falls, Canada, you will be brought very near to my birthplace, Drummondsville, which is now a part of the town of Niagara Falls...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (1): 124–125.
Published: 01 March 1990
...Joshua McCarter Simpson Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 72 Freedom's Cause 1 Our cause is just and holy- To it we'll ever stand: Our right to life and liberty- Is all that we demand. Our sword is truth-our shield is love- Our best plea faith and prayer- Our armour is the fear...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 22–52.
Published: 01 March 1989
... Anti-Slavery Songs FREEDOM'S CAUSE. ArnWe wont give up the Bible." Our cause is just and holy- To it we'll ever stand: Our right to life and liberty- Is all that we demand. Our sword is truth-our shield is love- Our best plea faith and prayer- Our armour is the fear of God, And we the foe will dare...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): xi–xiv.
Published: 01 September 1991
..., but no less documental, are three of Dett's articles that appeared in the prominent periodicals The Southern Workman, Cri- sis, and Etude, respectively, "As the Negro School Sings" (1927), "A Musical Invasion of Europe" (1930), and "From Bell Stand to Throne Room" (1934) . Two other pieces, which appeared...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (1): 119.
Published: 01 March 1990
..., on the Solid Rock, Is the Church of the Living God, The gates of hell can never prevail, For 'tis built on the Solid Rock. 3 Built on the Rock, Rock revealed to Peter, It will stand every raging storm; Jesus the head, we the living body, We are safe from all earthly harm. 4 Built on the Rock, and 'Twill stand...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 206–217.
Published: 01 March 1992
..., look, look a'yonda, what's that I see? A great big stone wall standing there ahead of me. Now I've got my pride, I'll move on aside and keep on pushing. Hallelujah, hallelujah, keep on pushing. With these words a group prominent in the sixties and early seven- ties crooned the theme song...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (2): 252–256.
Published: 01 September 1992
... the more complicated contrapuntal treatments. I don't mean to give the im­ pression that I believe such a limitation as that just cited should be strictly observed. Use as many counter-themes as may be effectively employed, but dovetail them in such a manner that each will stand out distinctly. Remember...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (1): 218–238.
Published: 01 March 1994
... dimensions). As such, theomusi- cology is a tool for us to move beyond the simplistic notions of "good" and "bad" that are uncritically used to categorize black secu- lar music and especially rap music, and to help us develop an under- standing of the meaning system under construction by African American...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 128–133.
Published: 01 September 1994
..., the language of the centered subject who stands in a position of power. Of course, Thurman was no colo- nialist; indeed he was far from it. Yet the search for common essences, a common piety that strips away the unwanted elements of various ways of religious life, is the telos of religion formed on the shores...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 61–63.
Published: 01 September 1990
.... Around 18 5 91 the Cleveland Plain Dealer attacked him for his radical efforts to elevate blacks and for supposedly trying to overthrow whites: "He wars with everything that stands in the way of this great object, becomes a rebel to the institutions of the country, and delights in revolution" (349...
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Black Sacred Music (1995) 9 (1-2): 104–146.
Published: 01 September 1995
... unto salvation. To make this point clear it is only necessary to consider two well-known songs. "Lord, I Want to Be a Christian" is a song of the penitent who stands, as it were, before the very throne of his maker and proclaims his unworthiness and at the same time asks for the power not only...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (1): 68–79.
Published: 01 March 1991
...Sonja Peterson-Lewis Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 A Feminist Analysis ol the Defenses ol Obscene Rap Lyrics Sonja Peterson-Lewis One standing interest among persons who study the mass media is the media's potential to affect public and private behavior and atti- tudes. Music...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (1): 167–170.
Published: 01 March 1990
..., hallelujah everywhere, I rejoice 16 Fair Easter in time 's cloistered gallery 83 Far away in the land of story 85 Far, far beyond yon shining sun 84 Freedom's Cause 72 Go stand ye watchman brave and strong 31 Go Take Thy Rest 88 Go weary one and take thy rest 88 God had to have a mortal 66 God said, let...
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Black Sacred Music (1995) 9 (1-2): 243–338.
Published: 01 September 1995
... pan o' mah hand, Lordy, Look in de pan o'mah hand. De Pan (Palm) O' Mah Hand Railroad Song & ti c ; Ji I Ji Ji g r r I Ji J1 Ji J, J1 Ji CJ ,, Ji For-tune tell-er come, Lord-y, Look in de pan o' my hand. Say dere's 'ti Ji Ji +SJ I 6Zt = r r ~ ~ ~ ~ r one thing dere', _ Lord Y, She don't un - der-stand...
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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (2): 60–80.
Published: 01 September 1988
...; the righteousness runneth into it and is safe. How can you be a saved people when you run into the name of a sect, a crowd, a lodge, a party and not into the name of the Lord?" (Prov. 18: 10; Psalms 118). But I said, "Lord, our denominational name is only a convenience of op- eration. We stand on principle...
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Black Sacred Music (1991) 5 (2): 29–33.
Published: 01 September 1991
... in some cases for years, having thus been given a proper hearing (apart from the stage, for which some of them were written) and showing that they could stand on their merits as good music, were immedi- ately bargained for by publishers and sent to press. Some of these are now being used in concerts...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 81–88.
Published: 01 September 1994
... the cry of the downtrodden. Over four hundred times in the Old Testament alone God talks about being on the side of the downtrodden and hearing their cries. Because God has the last word, we know that even racist South Africa cannot stand. So we can sing, for God has the last word. In our own nation we...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 35–39.
Published: 01 September 1990
... throne upon the mountain, he kneeled to pray and a hush suddenly engulfed the house. Some wor- shipers began to speak in unknown tongues, while others became possessed. Following the prayer, the Bishop stood and waved his hands and the presiding elder (standing below) instructed the people to look...