The Performed Word

Film Info: “The Performed Word” (1982) – Center for Southern Folklore (Memphis) – 58 minutes

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Summary:   Black religious styles in their cultural context –especially sermon, music, and preaching styles.

Film notice taken (with permission) from the “Teaching Resources” list in Meredith McGuire’s Religion: The Social Context, third edition. Her 5th edition (available from Waveland Press: see does not contain the resource list. I have only traced some of these films to current distributors. Please post updated information about them, if you have it. – JS

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