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Personal Jesus (Engaging Culture): How Popular Music Shapes Our Souls [Download] ➵ Personal Jesus (Engaging Culture): How Popular Music Shapes Our Souls Author Clive Marsh – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk Pop music is now an ever present force shaping citizens in the West Even at funerals, pop music is often requested over hymns But how does popular music work And what roles does it play for listeners Pop music is now an ever present force shaping citizens in the West Even at funerals, pop music is often requested over hymns But how does popular music work And what roles does it play for listeners who engage it This new addition to the critically acclaimed Engaging Culture series explores the theological significance of the ways pop music is listened to and used todayThe authors show that popular music is used by religious and nonreligious people alike to make meaning, enabling listeners to explore human concerns about embodiment, create communities, and tap into transcendence They assess what is happening to Christian faith and theology as a result The book incorporates case studies featuring noted music artists of our day including David Bowie, Michael Jackson, Sigur R s, Pete Seeger, Bruce Springsteen, and Lady Gaga and includes practical implications for the church, the academy, and daily musical listening It also includes a foreword by Tom Beaudoin, author of Virtual Faith.


10 thoughts on “Personal Jesus (Engaging Culture): How Popular Music Shapes Our Souls

  1. David David says:

    Very deep, very intelligent, very difficult writing.This book has excellent thoughts and recommendations on how pop culture, particularly music, is replacing regular religion in the world today It is a tough read, but largely useful information.


  2. Lamain Lamain says:

    I tried I couldn t finish this book I m a musician who has had plenty of experience with religious music raised in the church, played in church bands, minister of music for three years, currently serving as a vocalist at my church , and this book did nothing to enlighten my view of music.I m aware that music has an affect on people So while reading this book, I felt like the authors were telling me that 2 plus 2 is 4 And yes, 2 plus 2 is 4 Here, let me give you another example insert ana I tried I couldn t finish this book I m a musician who has had plenty of experience with religious music raised in the church, played in church bands, minister of music for three years, currently serving as a vocalist at my church , and this book did nothing to enlighten my view of music.I m aware that music has an affect on people So while reading this book, I felt like the authors were telling me that 2 plus 2 is 4 And yes, 2 plus 2 is 4 Here, let me give you another example insert analysis of philosopher, artist, song, or major event See 2 plus 2 is 4 And in conclusion, 2 plus 2 is 4 4 4 44444444Yes, I m a little salty about it I was looking forward to a new perspective, and I m sure there are those who appreciate this book for what it does and the information in it But I am not one of those people


  3. Julianne Julianne says:

    I received this book as an Advanced Reading copy from the publisher.This book definitely reads like a text book and would be great for a supplement while taking courses about music, pop culture, or theology I really appreciated that the book was not heavily influenced by one denomination, rather they focused on how the music we listen to can have different meanings based on our faith.Pros Great citing of sources, very knowledgeable, you can tell the authors are very enthusiastic about their re I received this book as an Advanced Reading copy from the publisher.This book definitely reads like a text book and would be great for a supplement while taking courses about music, pop culture, or theology I really appreciated that the book was not heavily influenced by one denomination, rather they focused on how the music we listen to can have different meanings based on our faith.Pros Great citing of sources, very knowledgeable, you can tell the authors are very enthusiastic about their research, I loved reading this book because it has made meconscious of the music I listen to and why I am listening to it.Cons Slow read, a little dry but then again it is non fiction which is not my forte Overall I enjoyed reading it and I would happily recommend it to my non fiction reading friends


  4. Seth Seth says:

    I couldn t finish this one, and I ran out of renewals at the library It was just too dry, the boring kind of academic approach that sucks the enjoyment out of a topic even though the authors explicitly begin by saying they hope to avoid that Good concept, boring execution.


  5. Melissa Melissa says:

    This sounds like a book that I ve never read before I m excited to receive this book and read it.


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10 thoughts on “Personal Jesus (Engaging Culture): How Popular Music Shapes Our Souls

  1. David David says:

    Very deep, very intelligent, very difficult writing.This book has excellent thoughts and recommendations on how pop culture, particularly music, is replacing regular religion in the world today It is a tough read, but largely useful information.

  2. Lamain Lamain says:

    I tried I couldn t finish this book I m a musician who has had plenty of experience with religious music raised in the church, played in church bands, minister of music for three years, currently serving as a vocalist at my church , and this book did nothing to enlighten my view of music.I m aware that music has an affect on people So while reading this book, I felt like the authors were telling me that 2 plus 2 is 4 And yes, 2 plus 2 is 4 Here, let me give you another example insert ana I tried I couldn t finish this book I m a musician who has had plenty of experience with religious music raised in the church, played in church bands, minister of music for three years, currently serving as a vocalist at my church , and this book did nothing to enlighten my view of music.I m aware that music has an affect on people So while reading this book, I felt like the authors were telling me that 2 plus 2 is 4 And yes, 2 plus 2 is 4 Here, let me give you another example insert analysis of philosopher, artist, song, or major event See 2 plus 2 is 4 And in conclusion, 2 plus 2 is 4 4 4 44444444Yes, I m a little salty about it I was looking forward to a new perspective, and I m sure there are those who appreciate this book for what it does and the information in it But I am not one of those people

  3. Julianne Julianne says:

    I received this book as an Advanced Reading copy from the publisher.This book definitely reads like a text book and would be great for a supplement while taking courses about music, pop culture, or theology I really appreciated that the book was not heavily influenced by one denomination, rather they focused on how the music we listen to can have different meanings based on our faith.Pros Great citing of sources, very knowledgeable, you can tell the authors are very enthusiastic about their re I received this book as an Advanced Reading copy from the publisher.This book definitely reads like a text book and would be great for a supplement while taking courses about music, pop culture, or theology I really appreciated that the book was not heavily influenced by one denomination, rather they focused on how the music we listen to can have different meanings based on our faith.Pros Great citing of sources, very knowledgeable, you can tell the authors are very enthusiastic about their research, I loved reading this book because it has made meconscious of the music I listen to and why I am listening to it.Cons Slow read, a little dry but then again it is non fiction which is not my forte Overall I enjoyed reading it and I would happily recommend it to my non fiction reading friends

  4. Seth Seth says:

    I couldn t finish this one, and I ran out of renewals at the library It was just too dry, the boring kind of academic approach that sucks the enjoyment out of a topic even though the authors explicitly begin by saying they hope to avoid that Good concept, boring execution.

  5. Melissa Melissa says:

    This sounds like a book that I ve never read before I m excited to receive this book and read it.

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