The Lord's Song in A Strange Land
Music and Identity in Contemporary Jewish WorshipeBook - 2003
Across the United States, Jews come together every week to sing and pray in a wide variety of worship communities. Through this music, made by and for ordinary folk, these worshippers define and re-define their relationship to the continuity of Jewish tradition and the realities of American life. Combining oral history with an analysis of recordings, The Lord's Song in a Strange Land examines this tradition incontemporary Jewish worship and explores the diverse links between the music and both spiritual and cultural identities. Alive with detail, the book focuses on metropolitan Boston and cov.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 203 pages) : illustrations, music