Philosophy Of Music In African-american Worship

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

Music in black churches an is exuberant celebration of Jesus Christ and realization of the power of the Spirit. It is necessarily shaped by the unique experience of black Christians and emphasizes themes-such as the need for liberation in Christ-important to this experience.

Music has always been a necessary thread in the fabric out of which the human spirit was created. From ancient times to the present day, music has filled the gaps made by humanity's attempt to express the inexpressible....


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