In Spirit And In Truth

In Spirit And In Truth

by Melva Wilson Costen
     
 

ISBN-10: 066422864X

ISBN-13: 9780664228644

Pub. Date: 11/09/2004

Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press

Melva Wilson Costen examines various genres of music used in African American worship and current practices and emerging trends in music ministry in African American churches. In addition, she explores the use of global songs by African American congregations and provides suggestions to worship planners for listening for the Holy Spirit as they prepare for worship.

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Overview

Melva Wilson Costen examines various genres of music used in African American worship and current practices and emerging trends in music ministry in African American churches. In addition, she explores the use of global songs by African American congregations and provides suggestions to worship planners for listening for the Holy Spirit as they prepare for worship.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664228644
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
11/09/2004
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,261,644
Product dimensions:
0.54(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

1African foundations of African American liturgical music1
2Africans in America26
3African American hymnody43
4The evolution of gospel music74
5Instruments in worship103
6Music as a liturgical element in African American worship131
7Western roots of theology as reflected in African American music for worship165
8Music ministry in theological perspective180
9African American music in the twenty-first century193
App. AChronological list of African American hymnals207
App. BHistorical evolution of African American congregations and denominations219

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