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The Singer And The Song

Author : Author, Miriam Therese Winter
ISBN : 9781608333622
Genre : Religion
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Spirit Rising Enhanced Edition

Author : Angelique Kidjo
ISBN : 9780062346759
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The enhanced digital edition of Spirit Rising includes a sneak peek at Angélique Kidjo's album Eve, with video that shares the captivating story of its creation—with uplifting music and performance footage—plus "Eva," a breathtaking song featuring Nigerian singer ASA. Grammy Award-winning singer Angélique Kidjo is known for her electrifying voice and fearless advocacy work. In this intimate memoir, she reveals how she escaped Communist Africa to make her dreams a reality, and how she's prompting others all around the world to reach for theirs as well. Born in the West African nation of Benin, Angélique Kidjo grew up surrounded by the rich sounds, rhythms, and storytelling of traditional Beninese culture. When the Communists took over, they silenced her dynamic culture and demanded that she sing in praise of them. In Spirit Rising: My Life, My Music, Angélique reveals the details of her dangerous escape into France, and how she rose from poverty to become a Grammy Award–winning artist and an international sensation at the top of Billboard's World Albums chart. She also explains why it's important to give back by sharing stories from her work as a UNICEF ambassador and as founder of the Batonga Foundation, which gives African girls access to education. Desmond Tutu has contributed the foreword to this remarkable volume; Alicia Keys has provided an introduction. Her eloquent, inspiring narrative is paired with more than one hundred colorful photographs documenting Angélique's life and experiences, as well as a sampling of recipes that has sustained her on her remarkable odyssey.

Memoirs Of The Spirit

Author : Edwin S. Gaustad
ISBN : 0802849962
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A collection of twenty-six chronologically arranged spiritual autobiographies.

The Oxford Handbook Of The New Cultural History Of Music

Author : Jane F. Fulcher
ISBN : 9780199354092
Genre : History
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This volume demonstrates a new approach to cultural history, as it now being practiced by both historians and musicologists, and the field's quest to grasp the realms of human experience, understanding, communication and meaning through the study of music and of musical practices. The contributors employ a resonant new methodological synthesis which combines the theoretical perspectives drawn from the "new cultural history" and "new musicology" of the 1980s with recent social, sociological, and anthropological theories.

The Spirit Of Mourning

Author : Paul Connerton
ISBN : 9781139503365
Genre : Social Science
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How is the memory of traumatic events, such as genocide and torture, inscribed within human bodies? In this book, Paul Connerton discusses social and cultural memory by looking at the role of mourning in the production of histories and the reticence of silence across many different cultures. In particular he looks at how memory is conveyed in gesture, bodily posture, speech and the senses – and how bodily memory, in turn, becomes manifested in cultural objects such as tattoos, letters, buildings and public spaces. It is argued that memory is more cultural and collective than it is individual. This book will appeal to researchers and students in anthropology, linguistic anthropology, sociology, social psychology and philosophy.

A Popular History Of Germany From The Earliest Period To The Present Day

Author : Wilhelm Zimmermann
ISBN : MINN:319510021708072
Genre : Germany
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Spirit Singing

Author : Shawna Carol
ISBN : 9780985710712
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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A GUIDE TO FINDING THE POWER OF YOUR VOICE Release Stress Naturally Enhance Creativity Experience Ecstatic Self-Expression Composer and sound healer Shawna Carol has taught thousands of students SpiritSong, her unique singing method. In this practical and supportive book, she shares her wisdom and experience - illuminating a sure path to connecting with the joy and the power of singing. Whether you are new to singing, or have long experience, this book opens pathways to new dimensions of the power of song. It includes a step-by-step guide to a personal SpiritSong practice that is healing, creativity enhancing, and a practice for spiritual awakening. Ms. Carol brings her grounded, compassionate, and humorous approach to overcoming the inner critic, releasing trauma, and gifting yourself with the joy of Spirit. As a composer, whose music has been performed around the world, she shows the way to open the creative flow, remove obstacles, and bring forth the songs and the music within you. From her long experience, Ms. Carol gives you the nitty-gritty, real-world information you need to create SpiritSong circles and connect with others in extremely powerful and transformative group practice. She details the safety concerns, shows you how to avoid the potential pitfalls, and provides examples to lead you quickly and surely to success. The book is also a companion and guide, showing how these practices can lead to shamanic experiences of other dimensions for those who are so inclined. It includes helpful advice received by Ms. Carol in such journeys. Distilling a lifetime of experience and wisdom, this book is an invaluable companion to all those who walk the path of song.

Women Of Fire And Spirit

Author : Cynthia Hoehler-Fatton
ISBN : 9780195097900
Genre : History
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The African Christian Roho religion, or Holy Spirit movement, is a charismatic and prophetic movement that arose in the Luo region of western Kenya. This movement has fascinated students of history and religion for more than sixty years, but surprisingly has not been extensively studied. This book fills that lacuna. In Women of Fire and Spirit, Cynthia Hoehler-Fatton uses the extensive oral histories and life narratives of active participants in the faith, giving them full voice in constructing the history of their Church. In doing so, she counter-balances the existing historical literature, which draws heavily on colonial records. Hoehler-Fatton's sources call into question the paradigm of "schism" that has dominated the discussion of African independent Christianity. Faith, rather than schism or politics, emerges here as the hallmark of Roho religion. Hoehler-Fatton's book is doubly unusual in foregrounding the role of women in the evolution and expansion of their Church. She traces the gradual transformation of women's involvement from the early years when--drawing on indigenous models of female spirit possession--women acted as soldiers, headed congregations, and served as pastors, to the present condition of Western-style institutionalization and exclusion for women. Despite this marginalization, women members continue to be inspired by the defiance of past heroines.

Tongues Wonderway To Wonderworld

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Nkjv The New Spirit Filled Life Bible For Women Ebook

Author : Thomas Nelson
ISBN : 9781418586539
Genre : Bibles
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The Word of God is a love letter from the heart of our heavenly Father. It is unequaled in its ability to comfort, to counsel, to challenge, to exhort, and to change lives. The New Spirit-Filled Life Bible for Women beautifully presents the rich and timeless truths of God's living Word with wisdom from more than 100 of the most respected women in the body of Christ. These beloved authors, speakers, and ministry leaders have come together to help you understand and apply the Scriptures to your life as you discover God's promises and fulfill His holy purpose for you by the power of the Holy Spirit.

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