Beyonce inspires the Christian masses
11.11.2019 / News author: Alexandra
The Beyoncé Mass are services that are inspired by the life, lyrics and music of the star to reflect on the influence of gender and race on the Christian faith, especially with regard to the role of the black woman within her. The Hosanna in heaven and What joy when they told me have given way to the Survivors, Halo or Listen, hits of the Texan singer who as the gospel act as a catalyst and thread of the ceremony. The one in San Francisco, at Grace Cathedral, was the first to be celebrated with Yolanda Norton, a professor specialized in the Old Testament, as a creator and preacher. Malcolm Clemens, dean of the institution, explained the purpose of the service that was going to take place between its sacred walls: “God is in all things and more Beyoncé has been created in the image and likeness of God.
The Church has not treated black women fairly and it is time to face that truth. ” It is not the first time that the congregation dares with metaphors of this caliber since in the 60s they offered one that had as its central figure the jazz legend Duke Ellington.
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