No Sympathy for the Devil

No Sympathy for the Devil

Christian Pop Music and the Transformation of American Evangelicalism

eBook - 2011
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In this cultural history of evangelical Christianity and popular music, David Stowe demonstrates how mainstream rock of the 1960s and 1970s has influenced conservative evangelical Christianity through the development of Christian pop music. For an earlier generation, the idea of combining conservative Christianity with rock--and its connotations of nonreligious, if not antireligious, attitudes--may have seemed impossible. Today, however, Christian rock and pop comprises the music of worship for millions of Christians in the United States, with recordings outselling classical, jazz, and New Age.
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2011
ISBN: 9780807878002
0807878006
9781469603247
1469603241
9780807834589
0807834580
Characteristics: 1 online resource (291 pages) : illustrations

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