A book review is presented for Antti-Ville Kärjä, The Popular and the Sacred in Music, London and New York: Routledge, 2022.

Author Biography

Jake Johnson is an Associate Professor of Musicology at Oklahoma City University’s Wanda L. Bass School of Music. He is the author of Mormons, Musical Theater, and Belonging in America (2019) and Lying in the Middle: Musical Theater and Belief at the Heart of America (2021), and editor of the forthcoming collection Viva Las Vegas: Music and Myth in America’s City of Second Chances. He is now collaborating on a volume of essays that centers belief in musicology.

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