Title: The Sacred in Music.
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press , Louisville
Publication Date: 1999
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Edition: 1st Edition
Small 4to. Green paper over boards, pictorial dust jacket. 255pp. Illustrations. Very good/fine. Abrasion on rear flyleaf (likely from bookplate removal). A wonderfully tight and attractive first edition of this noted study. Bookseller Inventory # 36744
Religion and music are complementary resources for interpreting our lives. Music serves the sacred in ways that can be specified and articulated, yet the connection between them has been sorely neglected in the scholarly study of religion. In The Sacred in Music, Albert Blackwell brings the two subjects together in a celebration of the rich Western musical tradition, both classical and Christian.
About the Author: Albert L. Blackwell is the Reuben B. Pitts Professor Emeritus of Religion at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina. He is the founder of The Piedmont Resource Center, and received Furman's Meritorious Teaching Award in 1977. He also serves as director of the choir at St. James Episcopal Church in Greenville.
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