• Sign In / Register
  • Help
  • Basket0
Singing Yoruba Christianity: Music, Media, and Morality - African Expressive Cultures (Paperback)
  • Singing Yoruba Christianity: Music, Media, and Morality - African Expressive Cultures (Paperback)
zoom

Singing Yoruba Christianity: Music, Media, and Morality - African Expressive Cultures (Paperback)

(author)
£22.99
Paperback 264 Pages / Published: 23/01/2018
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 2 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket

Singing the same song is a central part of the worship practice for members of the Cherubim and Seraphim Christian Church in Lagos, Nigeria. Vicki L. Brennan reveals that by singing together, church members create one spiritual mind and become unified around a shared set of values. She follows parishioners as they attend choir rehearsals, use musical media-hymn books and cassette tapes-and perform the music and rituals that connect them through religious experience. Brennan asserts that church members believe that singing together makes them part of a larger imagined social collective, one that allows them to achieve health, joy, happiness, wealth, and success in an ethical way. Brennan discovers how this particular Yoruba church articulates and embodies the moral attitudes necessary to be a good Christian in Nigeria today.

Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253032096
Number of pages: 264
Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm

You may also be interested in...

Music Theory in Practice, Grade 2
Added to basket
Reconstructing Damon
Added to basket
How Music Works
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Music Theory in Practice, Grade 1
Added to basket
Musicophilia
Added to basket
£10.99   £8.99
Paperback
The AB Guide to Music Theory, Part I
Added to basket
How Music Works
Added to basket
£16.99   £11.99
Paperback
Music and the Mind
Added to basket
The Chord Wheel
Added to basket
£9.95
Fold-out book or chart
What To Listen For In Music
Added to basket
First Steps in Music Theory
Added to basket
Music Theory in Practice, Grade 5
Added to basket
The AB Guide to Music Theory, Part II
Added to basket
This Is Your Brain On Music
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
Brian Eno's Another Green World
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.