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Published: 23 June 2016

304 Pages


ISBN: 9780199844081

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Singing God's Words

The Performance of Biblical Chant in Contemporary Judaism

Jeffrey Summit

American Musicspheres

  • Examines how the performance of sacred text positions women and men at the epicenter of Jewish worship
  • Details how feminism is impacting the performance of sacred text cross-denominationally as more women chant Torah
  • Considers how digital technology has transformed the transmission of these ancient traditions

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