Christian music is music that has been written to express either personal or a communal belief ... drama · Christian poetry · Christian novel · Christian science fiction · Spiritual autobiography. Music .... In addition to music festivals like those that are part of the Christian Festival Association, there are also many Christian ...


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Gospel music is a genre of Christian music. The creation, performance, significance, and even .... Coming out of the African-American religious experience, American gospel music can be traced to .... for "Gospel Song of the Year" in the Gospel Music Association's Dove Awards. .... African American Review 29.2 (1995): 185.


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