Encyclopedia of contemporary Christian music

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Hendrickson Publishers, Sep 15, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 1088 pages
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The "Encyclopedia of Contemporary Christian Music "is a comprehensive guide to contemporary Christian artists and to secular artists whose faith has affected their life and work. This definitive reference book for fans, families, libraries, and the music industry contains 1,900 informed and insightful entries on major and minor artists from the '60s to the present day. These essays provide band member lists, complete discographies, lists of awards, artist website addresses, biographies of the artists, and reviews of the work they have produced.

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Review: Encyclopedia of Contemporary Christian Music--Book and CD-ROM

User Review  - Danny L - Christianbook.com

Really useful reference book, but sometimes I would prefer if the author stuck purely to facts and not opinions - though I do find many of his views amusing. Quite a comprehensive work, but ... Read full review

Review: Encyclopedia of Contemporary Christian Music [With CDROM] (Recent Releases)

User Review  - Paul Landkamer - Goodreads

It's a bit dated now, but this book will open your eyes to lots of good Christian music you'd likely not otherwise encounter. Read full review


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About the author (2002)

Mark Allan Powell has published articles on contemporary Christian music in "Christian Century, Christianity Today," and "Trinity Seminary Review."He is frequently interviewed in print and on the radio concerning the proliferation of popular genres of Christian music. He is Professor of New Testament at Trinity Lutheran Seminary and is the author of seventeen books, including "Jesus as a Figure in History" and "Narrative Criticism: A New Approach to the Bible.