Social Functions of Synagogue Song: A Durkheimian Approach

by Jonathan L. Friedmann (Author)
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Social Functions of Synagogue Song: A Durkheimian Approach by Jonathan L. Friedmann paints a detailed picture of the important role sacred music plays in Jewish religious communities. Drawing upon the work of Émile Durkeim, the book examines how synagogue songs serve disciplinary, cohesive, revitalizing, and euphoric functions.

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Publication date
April 26, 2012
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Page count
198
ISBN
9780739168325
Paper ISBN
9780739168318