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Political melodies in the pews? : the voice of the black christian rapper in the twenty-first-century church

Author: David L Moody
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book explores the views that Christian theology is a theology of liberation and by means of this spiritual deliverance, an innovative, yet, revolutionary voice (Gospel hip hop) has emerged from the pews of the Sunday morning worship hour in the Black church. It is the author's contention that the emergence of Christian hip hop based ministries has taken on the role of a new liberating theological theme among  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Political melodies in the pews?
Lanham : Lexington Books, c2012.
(DLC) 2012031723
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David L Moody
ISBN: 9780739172377 0739172379
OCLC Number: 1249711182
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 115 p.)
Contents: Sing my brother, sing! say what's on your mind; do it with a rhyme! --
The "Liberating Dream" through Black Christian rap music --
Performing hip hop in the Black church: political, spiritual, or just plain entertaining? : hip hop as a culture, rap as an art form --
Black liberation theology: political, spiritual, or just a plain old voice from the past --
Jesus the brown skin-revolutionary: was Jesus a Marxist rapper? --
What would Jesus rap about? --
Role of the church today --
Abc transcript-Jeremiah Wright --
Riaa 2008 consumer profile --
Slave population of the U.S.
Responsibility: David L. Moody.

Abstract:

The book explores the views that Christian theology is a theology of liberation and by means of this spiritual deliverance, an innovative, yet, revolutionary voice (Gospel hip hop) has emerged from the pews of the Sunday morning worship hour in the Black church. It is the author's contention that the emergence of Christian hip hop based ministries has taken on the role of a new liberating theological theme among youth within the Black community.

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In Political Melodies in the Pews?, Moody opens the door for us to examine an understudied subject, and he has raised poignant questions to consider. As Christian music continues to play an important Read more...

 
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