I think Negro Spirituals have some of the deepest, most passionate messages of
any hymns. I wish more hymnals included them. The ideal that we are escaping the
"slavery" of "the world" and seeking the freedom of God's
Kingdom is something any Christian can relate to. I even have a jewish friend
who relates it to Irsael's release of bondage in Egypt.
Check out the Mormon Tabernacle Choir in Flight on YouTube.Alex Boye
leads the choir using the plane sound system. It is great.
A friend of mine, a black convert ot the LDS church, still likes to go for some
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