Sounding Spirit Publishes Digital Library

The Sounding Spirit team is delighted to announce the spring launch of its inaugural digital library. The product of a one year NEH Humanities Collections and Reference Resources Foundations grant, the pilot digital library features songbooks and hymnals published across the US South from 1850 to 1925 that mediate the role of race, place, and religion in American music history and culture.

Sounding Spirit Publishes Digital Library

The Sounding Spirit team is delighted to announce the spring launch of its inaugural digital library. The product of a one year NEH Humanities Collections and Reference Resources Foundations grant, the pilot digital library features songbooks and hymnals published across the US South from 1850 to 1925 that mediate the role of race, place, and religion in American music history and culture.

Reviewed Elsewhere: Jonathan Arnold, Sacred Music in Secular Society.

Jonathan Arnold. Sacred Music in Secular Society. Farnham: Ashgate, 2014. 188 pp. £110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-409-45170-9; £20.99 paperback), ISBN 978-1-409-45171-6.
 
Few would wish to dispute the claim that organised religion in the Western world has, since at least the nineteenth century, been in steady decline.
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