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Title Congregational music-making and community in a mediated age / edited by Anna Nekola (Denison University, USA), Tom Wagner (University of Edinburgh, UK)
Published Farnham, Surrey : Ashgate, [2015]
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Series Congregational music studies series
Ashgate congregational music studies series.
Contents Music as a mediated object, music as a medium : towards a media ecological view of congregational music / Tom Wagner -- Music, ritual and media in charismatic religious experience in Ghana / Florian Carl -- Panoptic or pastoral gaze? The worship leader in the new media environment / Tanya Riches -- Who gets to sing in the kingdom? / Ruth King Goddard -- "This is a chance to come together" : subcultural resistance and community at cornerstone festival / Andrew Mall -- "Through every land, by every tongue" : sacred harp singing through a transnational network / Ellen Lueck -- YouTube : a new mediator of christian community / Daniel Thorton and Mark Evans -- Belonging, integration and tradition : mediating romani identity through pentecostal praise and worship music / Kinga Povedák -- On the inherent contradiction in worship music / Allan F. Moore -- "Yet to come" or "Still to be done"? : evangelical worship and the power of "Prophetic" songs / Joshua Kalin Busman -- Music and happiness : salvific practice in a feelgood age / Clive Marsh -- The dance + pray worship experience in Finland : negotiating the transcendent and transgressive in search of alternative sensational form and affective space / Marcus Moberg
Summary Congregational music can be an act of praise, a vehicle for theology, an action of embodied community, as well as a means to a divine encounter. This multidisciplinary anthology approaches congregational music as media in the widest sense - as a multivalent communication action with technological, commercial, political, ideological and theological implications, where processes of mediated communication produce shared worlds and beliefs. Bringing together a range of voices, promoting dialogue across a range of disciplines, each author approaches the topic of congregational music from his or h
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Christianity and culture.
Church music.
Mass media -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Christianity and culture.
Church music.
Mass media -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
RELIGION -- Christian Rituals & Practice -- Worship & Liturgy.
RELIGION -- Institutions & Organizations.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Nekola, Anna E. (Anna Elizabeth), 1974- editor.
Wagner, Thomas, 1980- editor.
ISBN 1472459202
9781472459206