Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music (2 ed)

Edited by Christopher Partridge,Dr Marcus Moberg

ISBN13: 9781350286979

Imprint: Bloomsbury Academic

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Format: Hardback

Published: 13/07/2023

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The second edition of The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music provides an updated, state-of-the-art analysis of the most important themes and concepts in the field, combining research in religious studies, theology, critical musicology, cultural analysis, and sociology. It comprises 30 updated essays and six new chapters covering the following areas: * Popular Music, Religion, and Performance * Musicological Perspectives * Popular Music and Religious Syncretism * Atheism and Popular Music * Industrial Music and Noise * K-pop The Handbook continues to provide a guide to methodology, key genres and popular music subcultures, as well as an extensive updated bibliography. It remains the essential tool for anyone with an interest in popular culture generally and religion and popular music in particular.
List of Images List of Contributors Introduction: Religion and Popular Music, Marcus Moberg & Christopher Partridge Part I: The Study of Religion and Popular Music: Theoretical Perspectives, Methodologies and Issues 1. Ethnography, Popular Music and Religion, (Andy Bennett, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia) 2. Emotion, Meaning and Popular Music, (Christopher Partridge, Lancaster University, UK) 3. Music, Religion, Protest, (Ian Peddie, Sul Ross State University, USA) 4. Censorship, Religion and Popular Music, (Michael Drewett, Rhodes University, South Africa) 5. Feminism, Gender and Popular Music, Alison Stone (Lancaster University, UK) 6. Religion, Ritual and Performance, Kimi Karki (University of Turku, Finland) 7. Musicological and Ethnomusicological Perspectives, AV Villen (University of the Arts, Helsinki, Finland) Part II: Religious Perspectives 8. The Bible and Popular Music, (Michael Gilmour, Providence College, Manitoba, Canada) 9. Theology, Imagination and Popular Music, (Gavin Hopps, University of Saint Andrews, UK) 10. Christianity, Worship and Popular Music, (Thomas Wagner, University of Edinburgh, UK) 11. Contemporary Christian Music, (Shawn Young, York College of Pennsylvania, USA) 12. Islam and Popular Music, (Jonas Otterbeck & Goeran Larsson, Lund University & Gothenburg University, Sweden) 13. Jews, Judaism and Popular Music, (Jon Stratton, Curtin University, Australia) 14. Hinduism and Popular Music, (Anjali Roy, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, West Bengal, India) 15. Buddhism and Popular Music, (Paul Fuller, University of Edinburgh, UK) 16. Japanese Religion and Popular Music, (Jennifer Matsue, Union College, USA) 17. Chinese Religions and Popular Music, (Vicky Ho, Hong Kong) 18. Paganism and Popular Music, (Donna Weston, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia) 19. Popular Music and the Occult, (Kennet Granholm, University of Stockholm, Sweden) 20. Caribbean Religions and Popular Music, (David Moskowitz, University of South Dakota, US) 21. Popular Music and Religious Syncretism, Francisco Santos Silva (Iscte-University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal) 22. Atheism and Popular Music, Inka Rantakallio (University of Helsinki, Finland) & Marcus Moberg (Abo Akademi University, Finland) Part III: Genres 23. Blues and Jazz, (David Cheetham, University of Birmingham, UK) 24. Pop and Rock, (Clive Marsh, University of Leicester, UK) 25. Heavy Metal, (Marcus Moberg, Abo Akademi, Finland) 26. Rap and Hip Hop, (Joseph Winters, Duke University, USA) 27. Punk and Hardcore, (Ibrahim Abraham, University of Helsinki, Finland & Francis Stewart, University of Stirling, UK) 28. Reggae, (Christopher Partridge, University of Lancaster, UK) 29. Folk Music, (Vaughan Roberts, Rector at the Collegiate Church of St Mary, Warwick, UK) 30. Country Music, (Leigh Edwards, Florida State University, USA) 31. Electronic Dance Music, Graham St. John (Griffith University, Queensland, Australia) 32. K-Pop, Christopher Partridge (Lancaster University, UK) 33. Industrial Music and Noise, Paul Hegarty (University of Nottingham, UK) 34. Goth Music and Subculture, (Isabella van Elferen, Kingston University, UK) 35. Psychedelic Music, (Christopher Partridge, Lancaster University, UK) 36. Ambient Music, (Rupert Till, Huddersfield University, UK) 37. Popular Music & the Religious Screen, (Mark Evans, Macquarie University, Australia & Brent Keogh, independent scholar) Notes Filmography Discography Bibliography Index
  • Religion & beliefs
  • Sacred & religious music
  • Professional & Vocational
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