Professor Alex Nava Examines Spiritual Dimensions of Hip-Hop in New Book

September 19th, 2017

In a new book, UA Religious Studies Professor Alejandro Nava explores the concept of "soul" from two major perspectives: the religious traditions of Judaism and Christianity, as well as the context of contemporary music and culture.

In Search of Soul: Hip-Hop, Literature and Religion, published this month by the University of California Press, discusses the work of both traditional and contemporary writers, artists and thinkers, showing how the concept of "soul" revolves around narratives of justice, liberation and spiritual redemption. 

Read the full UA News article here