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Title Music in American religious experience / edited by Philip V. Bohlman, Edith L. Blumhofer, Maria M. Chow.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.

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Subject Music -- Religious aspects -- Congresses.
United States -- Religious life and customs -- Congresses.
Alt Name Bohlman, Philip V., 1952-
Blumhofer, Edith Waldvogel.
Chow, Maria M.
Oxford University Press.
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 350 pages) : illustrations, map, music
monochrome rdacc
Note Papers from a conference held at the U. of Chicago, Apr. 22-24, 1994.
Contents Foreword / Martin E. Marty -- Introduction : music in American religious experience / Philip V. Bohlman -- 1. When women recite : "music' and Islamic immigrant experience / Regula Burchkardt Qureshi -- 2. African American religious music from a theomusicological perspective / Jon Michael Spencer -- 3. Medeolinuwok, music, and missionaries in Maine / Ann Morrison Spinney -- 4. Singing as experience among Russian American Molokans / Margarita Mazo -- 5. Hymnody and history : early American evangelical hymns as sacred music / Stephen A. Marini -- 6. The evolution of the music of German American Protestants in their hymnody : a case study from an American perspective / Paul Westermeyer -- 7. Singing from the right songbook : ethnic identity and language transformation in German American hymnals / Otto Holzapfel.
8. "When in our music God is glorified:" singing and singing about singing in a congregational church / Judith Gray -- 9. Fanny Crosby and Protestant hymnody / Edith L. Blumhofer -- 10. Prayer on the panorama : music and individualism in American religious experience / Philip V. Bohlman -- 11. Women's ritual music / Janet Walton -- 12. Nusach and identity : the contemporary meaning of traditional Jewish prayer modes / Jeffrey A. Summit -- 13. Reflections on the musical diversity of Chinese churches in the United States / Maria M. Chow -- 14. "Tuned up with the grace of God" : music and experience among old regular baptists / Jeff Todd Titon -- 15. Aesthetics and theology in congregational song : a hymnal intervenes / Don E. Saliers.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Musical experience intersects with religious experience, posing challenging questions about the ways in which Americans, historical communities and new immigrants, and racial and ethnic groups, construct their sense of self. This book is the study the ways in which music shapes the distinctive presence of religion in the United States.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0195173031 (alk. paper)
019517304X (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780195173031
9780195173048
OCLC # 316103310



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