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Noise and Spirit The Religious and Spiritual Sensibilities of Rap Music

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ISBN-10: 0814766994

ISBN-13: 9780814766996

Edition: 2003

Authors: Anthony B. Pinn

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View the Table of Contents .nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;Read the Introduction . "Both a scholarly book and a pleasurable read." QBR "In moving beyond the common misconception that rap is simply a secular expression, this volume offers a refreshing discussion about the tensions that exist between the sacred and profane. It foregrounds the spiritual and religious dimensions of rap music and the genre's interpolation and critique of Buddhist, Islamic, Christian, Rastafarian, and Humanist thought in an unprecedented way."Cheryl L. Keyes, author ofRap Music and Street Consciousness "Cutting through the din of confusion and controversy surrounding hip-hop,Noise and Spiritilluminates the spiritual struggles…    
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Book details

List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 11/1/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 222
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

Introduction: Making a World with a Beat: Musical Expression's Relationship to Religious Identity and Experience
Rap and Religious Traditions
African American Christian Rap: Facing "Truth" and Resisting It
A Jihad of Words: The Evolution of African American Islam and Contemporary Hip-Hop
Rap, Reggae, and Religion: Sounds of Cultural Dissonance
"Handlin' My Business": Exploring Rap's Humanist Sensibilities
Rap and Issues of "Spirit" and "Spirituality"
Bringing Noise, Conjuring Spirit: Rap as Spiritual Practice
Rap as Wrap and Rapture: North American Popular Culture and the Denial of Death
The Spirit Is Willing and So Is the Flesh: The Queen in Hip-Hop Culture
Rap and the Art of "Theologizing"
The Rub: Markets, Morals, and the "Theologizing" of Music
Rap, Religion, and New Realities: The Emergence of a Religious Discourse in Rap Music
Selected Bibliography
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