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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Johnson, Andre E.
Urban God Talk : Constructing a Hip Hop Spirituality.
Lanham : Lexington Books, ©2013
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Andre E Johnson; James W Perkinson; Michael D Royster; Weldon Merrial McWilliams IV; Angela M Nelson; Darrell Wesley; VaNatta S Ford; Sharon Lauricalla; Tim Huffman; Amira De La Garza; Dawn-Marie Gibson; Mickie Mwanzia Koster; Erika D Gault; Harry Nii Koney Odamtten; Shanesha R F Brooks Tatum
|Notes:||13 In the Church, In the Streets: A Spectrum of Religious Expression in Christian Hip Hop and Spoken Word PoetryIndex.|
|Description:||1 online resource (247 pages)|
|Contents:||Preface; Introduction; Theoretical and Methodological Approaches; 1 Somewhere Underneath the MC's Wit and the Evangelical Word: Toward a Christian Ethical Evaluation of Hip Hop Polemic; 2 The Message from the Wilderness; 3 "To Set at Liberty Them that are Bruised:" Exposing Liberation Theology Within Hip Hop; 4 "Put Your Hands Together": The Theological Meaning of Call-Response and Collective Participation in Rap Music; 5 ""Let the Redeemed of the Lord Say So:"" Viewing Rap Music as a Form of African-American Spirituality. 6 From the Same Womb of the Same Struggle: Hip Hop Music with the Blues and the Gospels7 Performing Spirituality: Lil Wayne's Letters from a New York Jail; Hip Hop and Religion; 8 Rap with Soul and Pray with Flow: Youth on Hip Hop Musicality and Catholic Spirituality; 9 Embracing the Nation: Hip-Hop, Louis Farrakhan, and Alternative Music; 10 Oath Continuities: The Inner Structure, Meaning, and Spiritualism of "Mau Mau" Hip Hop; 11 My Soul Knows How to Flow: A Critical Analysis of the History of Urban Black Christian-Themed Rap; 12 Morality, the Sacred, and God in Ghanaian Hip Hop.|
Johnson's efforts to promote ongoing dialogue between religious expressions and the ever-expanding cultural force of hip hop are laudable and useful for their interdisciplinary reach beyond religious