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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 1989
...Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr. © Copyright 1989 JBSM /Jon Michael Spencer 1989 Music as Cultural Expression in Black Church Theology and Worship Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr. In 1898 W E. B. DuBois stated that the three key elements of the black church worship experience were the preacher, the music...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 35–39.
Published: 01 September 1990
...Garry Seabron; John Wilson, III Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 Musit and Worship at a House ol Prayer Holy Convotation Garry Seabron and fohn Wilson III The House of Prayer for All People was founded around 1925 by the late Bishop C. E. Grace. Grace began this ministry...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (2): 49–59.
Published: 01 September 1993
... Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Worship Service r Procession: "lne Ndifuna Kuimba" (Malawi-Chichewa) r Ine ndifuna ndiyimbeko ndimbeko Ine ndifuna ndiyimbeko (2x) Ndimbeko Nyimbo anayimba Naomi (4x) Inendifuna ndiyimbeko. 2 Ine ndifuna nkwereko nkwereko Ine ndifuna ndikwereko...
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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 (1994) 8 (2): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 1994
... choir from Roka-they all begin to gather for a worship event called Kukesha, kukesha being the Swahili word used by the local Christians to mean "to stay the night in watchful praise, witness, and prayer." Each person brings to the Kukesha event his or her own personal experience in We and gives witness...
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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (2): 23–28.
Published: 01 September 1988
... to ten years to recommend churches which are on the cutting edge of contemporary worship and you will undoubtedly hear the name of West Angeles Church of God in Christ. Pastored for the past eighteen years by Bishop Charles E. Blake, 1 the church has grown from 50 members meeting in a small building...
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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 (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 (1994) 8 (2): 120–123.
Published: 01 September 1994
... activism" where worship becomes the primary medium through which the 122 Black Sacred Music potential for corporate mystic activism is actuated. The author views the worship at Fellowship Church as "the forum for a vitally different assessment of self and society; the elements of unity and inclusiveness...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 68–71.
Published: 01 March 1989
... Church to make ethnic, national, and racial inculturation an essential part· of parish worship. 1 With this sanctioning Black Catholics began incorporating gospel music in their Masses. 2 And the Josephites, who are dedicated to the "mission of Christ in ser ice to the spiritual, social and education...
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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 (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 (2): 1–18.
Published: 01 September 1988
... week when the churched gather to worship, it is a rite of intensification. It has allowed them through singing, testifying, and shouting, to sing, speak, and act the good God has done for them during the past week, thereby intensifying their faith and community for the week just begun. Adapting...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (1): 6–13.
Published: 01 March 1989
.... In the worship experience of the black church the liberating reality of Jesus Christ is present, just as in black preaching and praying. In the authentic black singing of Mahalia Jackson the reality of Christ's life and ministry was represented, enabling Jesus Christ to take hold of human hurt and affliction...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 40–46.
Published: 01 September 1990
... primary accounts of the use of spirituals in the liturgy of a Catholic church during the early part of the twentieth century Of further interest is that the essay was written by a nun, one who understood the religious needs of the black worshipers who constituted the congregation. 1 It is solemn Evensong...
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Black Sacred Music (1990) 4 (2): 30–34.
Published: 01 September 1990
... style of worship. Improvisatory in nature and simple in structure, these songs of praise are rendered differently each time they are sung. Black Pentecostals sing their praise songs in a way similar to the way jazz musicians play their instruments. Just as jazz musicians have an inventory of jazz riffs...
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Black Sacred Music (1987) 1 (2): 17–20.
Published: 01 September 1987
... "Exigency." Bishop Cousin used as the conclusion of his sermon the words from the old familiar hymn, "I Need Thee Every Hour." The audience of nearly one thousand ministers which had gathered at the Hampton Institute Memorial Chapel for morning worship was able to appreciate with crystal clarity its...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 1993
... in written form, most notably in the Ba cchae (405 B. c .) by Euripides. Few scholars, however, have referred to Herodotus's acknowledgment (in "Euterpe," the second book of his History )of the origin of Bacchic worship in Thebes in Egypt, later transferred to Thebes in Greece: To Bacchus, on the eve of his...
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Black Sacred Music (1993) 7 (2): vii–viii.
Published: 01 September 1993
... redeemed as African human beings and that God wants us to worship, adore, and serve God and God's world as authentically African persons. I am glad that we are taking seriously the task of being authentically Christian and African in all sorts of ways. I want to commend the proceedings of a conference...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 30–42.
Published: 01 September 1994
.... Even though there were doctrinal differences among the African churches regarding the acceptable degree of Africanism permitted in Christian worship, the separatist churches were forced to unite in the face of a threat from within when the rapid emergence of the Aladura religious movement among...