A selection from one of the gospels, for use in a religious service; as, the gospel for the day.
Any system of religious doctrine; sometimes, any system of political doctrine or social philosophy; as, this political gospel.
Primarily black church music.
a type of religious popular music sung largely in black churches
a genre of a capella music originating with Black slaves in the United States and featuring call and response; influential on the development of other genres of popular music (especially soul)
the written body of teachings of a religious group that are generally accepted by that group
a doctrine that is believed to be of great importance; "Newton's writings were gospel for those who followed"
religious style of music; free-form, not in strict time
music that explores themes of Christian belief and biblical history, and is popular among black and white Louisianans alike. Their renditions may differ significantly, in keeping with the cultural/stylistic traits of blues and old-time country/bluegrass, respectively.