Encyclopedia of Contemporary Christian Music: Pop, Rock, and Worship (Hardback)
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Encyclopedia of Contemporary Christian Music: Pop, Rock, and Worship (Hardback)

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Hardback 505 Pages / Published: 12/11/2009
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The first comprehensive overview of contemporary inspirational music, covering its historical roots and dramatic growth into one of America's most vital music genres.


* Over 200 entries spanning the development of contemporary Christian music and its historic and cultural roots

* A remarkable team of contributors-distinguished scholars across the full academic and religious spectrum

* A host of images of historic and contemporary performers and other important figures in inspirational music

* An extensive bibliography of important works in print and online for further reading on contemporary Christian music

* A comprehensive index

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313344251
Number of pages: 505
Weight: 1225 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 36 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"This book is highly recommended to public and academic libraries with a Christian or popular music section." - ARBAonline
"In this encyclopedia intended for academics, general music critics, and general readers, Cusic (music business, Belmont U.) explores the genre of contemporary Christian music through 204 entries that focus on performers, but also cover its development and roots, key figures, songs and albums, record labels, concerts and festivals, marketing, its relationship to other genres and popular culture, the rise of Christian radio and television, the history of religious music in America, politics, and other issues." - Reference & Research Book News
"Entries are well researched, and many include discographies and suggested reading." - Booklist
"General readers." - Choice

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