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Worship across the racial divide : religious music and the multiracial congregation

Author: Gerardo Marti
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Gerardo Marti draws on interviews with more than 170 congregational leaders and parishioners, as well as his experiences participating in worship services in a wide variety of Protestant, multiracial  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerardo Marti
ISBN: 9780199932917 0199932913
OCLC Number: 1043691264
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 247-259. Index.
Description: 1 v. (XIII-266 p.) ; 24 cm
Contents: PrefaceChapter 1 Introduction: The Dream of Diversity and the Dilemma of MusicPart I Confronting Popular Notions at the Intersection of Race and WorshipChapter 2 Popular Beliefs about Worship in Multiracial ChurchesChapter 3 African Americans as the Icon of "True Worship"Part II Worship Experience and Music Selection in Multiracial ChurchesChapter 4 The Naive Experience of Worship in Multiracial ChurchesChapter 5 The Challenge of Leading Multiracial WorshipPart III Negotiating Race and Achieving Congregational Diversity Chapter 6 Variety and Intentionality in the Design of Multiracial WorshipChapter 7 "Have You Seen Our Gospel Choir?" Conspicuous Color in Multiracial Worship Chapter 8 Interracial Community through Multiracial Worship PracticesConclusion Mystical Worship and the Reality of PracticeAppendix: Research MethodologyNotesBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Gerardo Marti.
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