Fortress Press

Christian Music: A Global History

Christian Music

A Global History

Tim Dowley (Author)

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Tim Dowley's popular history of Christian music is the first to encompass all eras, regions, and varieties of this rich and vast treasure. From its Jewish origins, through medieval chant and hymns, to gospel and rock, Christian music around the world is harmonized beautifully in this colorfully illustrated survey. Dowley travels beneath the plurality of forms and styles to pose questions about the meaning of diverse traditions. His skillful narrative and fascinating insights from specialists combine for a truly global history of Christianity's musical culture.

  • Publisher Fortress Press
  • ISBN 9780800698416
  • Format Hardcover
  • Dimensions 7.75 x 9.5
  • Pages 264
  • Publication Date August 1, 2011