Senior Honors Theses

Publication Date

Fall 12-2-2011

School

School of Religion

Major

Worship and Music Ministry

Primary Subject Area

History, United States; Music

Keywords

The Jesus Movement, Music

Disciplines

Other American Studies | Other Music | Other Religion | United States History

Abstract

Few recent historical developments have had as much impact on American Evangelical Christianity as the Jesus Movement. Dating back only a few decades, this movement resulted in the conversion of many countercultural youth and the consequent revitalization of many American churches. One of the greatest impacts of the Jesus Movement was its new music which came to be known as “Jesus Music.”

This thesis describes the history of the Jesus Movement and the musical impact it had on American Evangelical Christianity.

Share

COinS