Improvised Religion: Boundaries and Flow
EXCERPT|So looking to jazz for me was a provocation to the way I study religion. I've also learned that the conceptual tangles that I've tried to present here capture how for the musicians themselves, spirituality or religion, these are manifestations or pursuits of aesthetic experience, but aesthetic experience can't be so easily disentangled from what we might call spiritual or secular or anything else for that matter...
Center for Catholic Thought, Creighton University.
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