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Sacred Song Survival Salvation in the African American Religious Experience

Press release by Covenant Books depicts the essence of the book’s message. http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/3957350#ixzz5ShXmbBVF

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When Gospel Music Sparks A Religious War

First Published in Christianity Today  December 7, 2018   https://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2018/december-web-only/gospel-music-great-migration-black-church.html

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Mc Days McCormick Theological Seminary

The annual homecoming for alumni of McCormick Theological Seminary takes place Thursday and Friday, October 18-19, 2018 at the school located at 5460 S. University Ave.  Chicago, IL 60615.  The theme is “Engaging Holiness: Spirituality. Ethics. Interconnectedness.”

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Sacred Song Survival Salvation In the African American Religious Experience

New book release 9/28/18 Our Christian religious experience, forged through slavery survived in song to sustain people of African ancestry and in time the world.     http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr3957350          

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Pilgrim Baptist Church tribute to Gospel Music Heritage Month

Pilgrim Baptist Church in Chicago is the home of gospel music.  Thomas Dorsey, the Father of Gospel Music served as musical director there for over 50 years,  Mahalia Jackson, the Queen of Gospel, sang at Pilgrim at the invitation of … Continue reading

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85th National Convention of Gospel Choirs and Choruses

The organization begun by Thomas A. Dorsey, Sally Martin, and Magnolia Butts convenes in Dallas Texas August 4th-10th, 2018 in Dallas Texas.                                      … Continue reading

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