Bulletin for the Study of Religion, Vol 45, No 1 (2016)

Thoughts After Reading Spirits Rejoice! Jazz and American Religion: A Review Essay

Michael Kaler
Issued Date: 12 Apr 2016



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DOI: 10.1558/bsor.v45i1.29030


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