A House Divided? Christian Music in Black and White

@article{Banjo2011AHD,
  title={A House Divided? Christian Music in Black and White},
  author={O. Banjo and Kesha Morant Williams},
  journal={Journal of Media and Religion},
  year={2011},
  volume={10},
  pages={115 - 137}
}
This study examines racial discourse evident in gospel music, a predominantly African American genre and contemporary Christian music (CCM), a predominantly White American genre. Analyzing 45 songs on the Billboard year-end charts for 2007 and 2008, the study reveals differences in messages predicated on sociocultural influences. Whereas gospel songs, possessing roots in blues, emphasize opposition and overcoming, CCM songs, establishing its root in the aftermath of the Hippie movement… Expand
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