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Book: Open Up the Doors

Chapter: The Rise and Rise of Pentecostal Music: History, Hillsong and Star Texts

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.18896


The growth in contemporary forms of congregational song can be directly linked to the proliferation and increased inuence of Pentecostal churches worldwide. Pentecostal churches are by far the dominant producers of contemporary congregational music, and often have the larger congregation sizes and matrixes of ideologically aligned networks to support ourishing production centres.

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