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The Singer And The Song

Author : Author, Miriam Therese Winter
ISBN : 9781608333622
Genre : Religion
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The Chronicles Of Noah And Her Sisters

Author : Miriam Therese Winter
ISBN : 9781556358548
Genre : Religion
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Reimagined from a woman's perspective, the events of Genesis and Exodus now stir the soul and delight the imagination. Winter presents readers with an ancient manuscript written by Noah, one of Solomon's many wives, who feared the loss of women's perspective as written records began replacing oral traditions. Illustrated.

Eewc Update

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ISBN : WISC:89082511338
Genre : Women in Christianity
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Spirit Rising Enhanced Edition

Author : Angelique Kidjo
ISBN : 9780062346759
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The enhanced digital edition of Spirit Rising includes a sneak peek at Angélique Kidjo's album Eve, with video that shares the captivating story of its creation—with uplifting music and performance footage—plus "Eva," a breathtaking song featuring Nigerian singer ASA. Grammy Award-winning singer Angélique Kidjo is known for her electrifying voice and fearless advocacy work. In this intimate memoir, she reveals how she escaped Communist Africa to make her dreams a reality, and how she's prompting others all around the world to reach for theirs as well. Born in the West African nation of Benin, Angélique Kidjo grew up surrounded by the rich sounds, rhythms, and storytelling of traditional Beninese culture. When the Communists took over, they silenced her dynamic culture and demanded that she sing in praise of them. In Spirit Rising: My Life, My Music, Angélique reveals the details of her dangerous escape into France, and how she rose from poverty to become a Grammy Award–winning artist and an international sensation at the top of Billboard's World Albums chart. She also explains why it's important to give back by sharing stories from her work as a UNICEF ambassador and as founder of the Batonga Foundation, which gives African girls access to education. Desmond Tutu has contributed the foreword to this remarkable volume; Alicia Keys has provided an introduction. Her eloquent, inspiring narrative is paired with more than one hundred colorful photographs documenting Angélique's life and experiences, as well as a sampling of recipes that has sustained her on her remarkable odyssey.

Autobiography Of A Yogi

Author : Paramhansa Yogananda
ISBN : 8120725247
Genre : Spiritual biography
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A reprint of the Philosophical Library 1946 First Edition.

The Hurdy Gurdy Man

Author : Donovan
ISBN : UOM:39015063650231
Genre : Music
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Donovans autobiography charts his life from a post-war, Glaswegian childhood to the height of an international career as one of the leading figures of the 1960s music scene. Always feeling like an outsider he found relief through music and poetry. The book reveals how he came to be influenced by Buddhist teachings and the music of Woody Guthrie and Joan Baez. The book explores the significance of falling deeply in love with the woman who was to become his muse, and the profound sense of loss he felt when their relationship came to an end, and how the loss affected him both personally and creatively. A leader of the folk revival in both Britain and America, the book recounts how he rose to be an international star, releasing songs such as Mellow Yellow and Catch the Wind, and his most successful album, Sunshine Superman. Donovan is acknowledged as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 1960s. The book provides a frank account of his early experiments with drugs and his search for self. He reveals the story of how he developed friendships with Baez, Dylan and the Beatles, with whom he a shared spiritual sojourn to meditate with the Maharishi in India. Donovans autobiography offers first-hand insights into his music and poetry, recollects his rise to fame and the way in which destiny was to play a hand by re-uniting him with the lost love of his life through a chance meeting.

The Autobiography Of An Ex Colored Man

Author : James Weldon Johnson
ISBN : 9780393614633
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When The Spirit Says Sing

Author : Kerran L. Sanger
ISBN : 9781136601293
Genre : History
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First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Author : Kathleen A. Abromeit
ISBN : 9780895797995
Genre : African Americans
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Spirituals originated among enslaved Africans in America during the colonial era. They resonate throughout African American history from that time to the civil rights movement, from the cotton fields to the concert stage, and influenced everything from gospel music to blues and rap. They have offered solace in times of suffering, served as clandestine signals on the Underground Railroad, and been a source of celebration and religious inspiration. Spirituals are born from the womb of African American experience, yet they transcend national, disciplinary, and linguistic boundaries as they connect music, theology, literature and poetry, history, society, and education. In doing so, they reach every aspect of human experience. To make sense of the immense impact spirituals have made on music, culture, and society, this bibliography cites writings from a multidisciplinary perspective. This annotated bibliography documents articles, books, and dissertations published since 1902. Of those, 150 are books; 80 are chapters within books; 615 are journal articles, and 150 are dissertations, along with a selection of highly significant items published before 1920. The most recent publications included date from early 2014. Disciplines researched include music, literature and poetry, American history, religion, and African American Studies. Items included in the annotated bibliography are limited to English-language sources that were published in the United States and focus on African American spirituals in the United States, but there are a few select citations that focus on spirituals outside of the United States. Of the one thousand annotations, they are divided, roughly evenly, between: general studies and geographical studies; information about early spirituals; use of spirituals in art music, church music, and popular music; composers who based music on spirituals; performers of spirituals (ensembles and individuals); Bible, theology, and religious education; literature and poetry; pedagogical considerations, including the teaching of spirituals as well as prominent educators; reference works and a list of resources that were unavailable for review but are potentially useful. This book also offers considerable depth on particular topics such as the Fisk Jubilee Singers and William Grant Still with over thirty citations devoted to each. At the same time, materials included are quite diverse, with topics such as spirituals in Zora Neale Hurston’s novels; bible studies based on spirituals; enriching the teaching of geography through spirituals; Marian Anderson’s historic concert at the Lincoln Memorial; spiritual roots of rap; teaching dialect to singers; expressing African American religion in spirituals; Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s music; slave tradition of singing among the Gullah. The book contains indices by author, subject, and spiritual title. Additionally, an appendix of spirituals by biblical reference, listing both spiritual title to scriptural reference as well as scripture to spiritual title is included. T. L. Collins, Christian educator, compiled the appendix.

The Modern Troubadour Music Reviews Of Singer Songwriters

Author : Mois Benarroch
ISBN : 1409210596
Genre : Art
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This is a book that includes all the music reviews I wrote in the last ten years. From obscure singer songwrites like Mike Elosh, through well known names like Guy Clark, this is an overview of what happened to the modern troubadours on the threshold of the 21st century. This edition now includes a long interview with David Munyon.

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