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The Blue and How Music Brings Us Together

The blues, which have so profoundly shaped American popular music – from jazz and rhythm & blues to soul – are regarded as a secular counterpart to the songs that arose out of conditions of chattel slavery, as the theologian James Cone memorably explores in his seminal study, “The Spiritual and the Blues.” Read more about music and community in the article, Songs of worship: Why we sing to the Lord.

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Lilly Grant to Help Grow Sacred Music at Notre Dame

A $1.6 million grant from Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc. will support a University of Notre Dame program it...

By bike, I’m learning to resist my temptation and ...

In her new book, “Holy Spokes: The Search for Urban Spirituality on Two Wheels,” the executive director of the...

Five ways faith can reduce bullying and empower victims

"Developing moral consciences: A separate international study of high school students found that moral disengagement,...

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Review rank-ordered data on religion in the U.S. and around the world. Includes the latest data from the Religious Congregations & Membership Study, 2010

 

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