The Spirituals: An African American Music Idiom and Its Relevance to Our Lives Today
Whether sung liturgically, privately, or performed in concert, the Spirituals are a truly unique American music genre, steeped and founded in the Black Church experience with longevity and relevance for our lives today. Let’s take a brief look at the history, development, and praxis of the Spirituals—oh, and have a little church in the process!
--Meyer Chambers, campus minister for liturgical arts, Boston College, and Rev. Oscar Pratt, pastor, St. Katharine Drexel Parish, Dorchester, MA
Thursday, May 3, 2018
Cadigan Alumni Center
2121 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02135, USA