Call me the seeker : listening to religion in popular music / edited by Michael J. Gilmour.

New York : Continuum, 2005.
x, 310 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Popular music -- Religious aspects.
Religious sources behind popular music
Religious themes in popular music
Religion and popular music's audiences.
Introduction. Radios in religious studies departments : preliminary reflections on the study of religion in popular music / Michael J. Gilmour.
Religious sources behind popular music. Shekhinah a woman : kabbalistic references in Dylan's Infidels / Daniel Maoz
"I ain't got no home in this world anymore" : protest and promise in Woody Guthrie and the Jesus tradition / James Knight
The prophet Jeremiah, Aung San Suu Kyi, and U2's All that you can't leave behind : on listening to Bono's jeremiad / Michael J. Gilmour.
Religious themes in popular music. Suffering and sacrifice in context : apocalypticism and life beyond Les miserables / Karl J. McDaniel
Comic endings : spirit and flesh in Bono's apocalyptic imagination, 1980-1983 / Brian Froese
Faith, doubt, and the imagination : Nick Cave on the divine-human encounter / Anna Kessler
Metallica and the God that failed : an unfinished tragedy in three acts / Paul Martens
The nature of his game : a textual analysis of "Sympathy for the devil" / Harold Penner
God, the bad, and the ugly : the Vi(t)a negativa of Nick Cave and P.J. Harvey / J.R.C. Cousland
"Pulling back the darkness" : starbound with John Anderson / Randall Holm.
Religion and popular music's audiences. "God's smiling on you and he's frowning too" : rap and the problem of evil / Angela M. Nelson
Transcendent trancer : the scholar and the rave / Tim Olaveson
Under the shadow of the almighty : fan reception of some religious aspects in the work and career of the Irish popular musician Sinéad O'Connor / Andreas Häger
Planet rock : black socioreligious movements and early 1980s electro / Thomas Nesbit
Spirituality through the science of sound : the DJ as technoshaman in rave culture / Melanie Takahashi
Jesus, mama, and the constraints on salvific love in contemporary country music / Maxine L. Grossman.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Anne and Joseph Trachtman Memorial Book Fund.
Gilmour, Michael J.
Anne and Joseph Trachtman Memorial Book Fund.
0826417132 (pbk.)
0826417140 (hardcover)
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