spiritual

spiritual

With so many Christmas carols that bridge the chasm of time and space, it's a classic Spiritual that brings a "delightful burst of Christmas cheer." Listen to this rendition from Margaret Becker and Jennifer Knapp.

Born in slavery, the Negro spiritual conveys a generous understanding of the nature of God and of human life. A celebration in word and song — through its hidden meanings, as well as its beauty, lament, and hope.

The late Joe Carter tells the back story of a well-known spiritual.

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Evoking the "implicit religious sentiments" of the Beijing opening ceremonies.

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