zum Thema Jazz und Kirche  - Books about Jazz and Church (will be constantly updated)
Atkins, Taylor E., Sacred Swing. The Sacralization of Jazz in the American Bahá‘í Community. American Music 24 (2006), 383–420.

Berliner, Paul, Thinking in Jazz. The Infinite Art of Improvisation, Chicago 1994.

Bivins, Jason, Spirits Rejoice. Jazz and American Religion, New York, NY 2015.

Casmier, Stephen J./Matthews, Donald h., Why Scatting is like Speaking in Tongues. Postmodern Reflections on Jazz, Pentecostalism and Africomysticism, Literature and Theology 13 (1999), 166–176.

Costen, Melva Wilson, In Spirit and in Truth. The Music of African American Worship, Louisville, KY 2004.

Cox, Harvey, Jazz and Pentecostalism. Archives de sciences sociales des religions 38 (1993), 181–188.

Crawford, Nathan, Theology as Improvisation. A Study in the Musical Nature of Theological Thinking, Leiden 2013.

Dahl, Linda, Morning Glory. A Biography of Mary Lou Williams, New York, NY 1999.

Edwards, Elise M., The Jazz Aesthetic as a Model for Theological Discourse, in: ARTS 22 (2011), 37–42.

Fermor, Gotthard, Extasis. Das religiose Erbe in der Popmusik als Herausforderung an die Kirche, Stuttgart 1999.

Fermor, Gotthard/Gutmann, Hans-Martin/Schroeter, Harald (Hg.), Theophonie. Grenzgange zwischen Theologie und Musik, Rheinbach 2000.

Gelinas, Robert, Finding the Groove. Composing a Jazz-Shaped Faith, Aurora, CO 2012.

Georgii, Christoph/Rink, Beat/Steinmetz, Uwe (Hg.), The Real Faith- book of Great Hymns. 150 beruhmte Chorale in 300 Jazzarrangements fur Laien und Profimusiker, Gemeinde und Konzertsaal, Basel 2012.

Brown, Leonard L., John Coltrane and Black America‘s Quest for Freedom. Spirituality and the Music, Oxford 2010.

Crawford, Nathan, Theology as Improvisation. A Study in the Musical Nature of Theological Thinking, Boston, MA 2013.

Ellis, Carl f., Free at Last. The Gospel in the African-American Expe- rience, Westmont, IL 1995.

Greenland, Thomas H., Jazzing. New York City‘s Unseen Scene, Chicago, IL 2016.

Love, Andrew Cyprian, Musical Improvisation, Heidegger, and the Liturgy. A Journey to the Heart of Hope, Lewiston, NY 2003.

Harmless s. J./J. William, A Love Supreme. Augustine‘s „Jazz“ of Theology, in: Augustinian Studies 43 (2012), 149–177.

Howison, Jamie, God‘s Mind in that Music. Theological Explorations through the Music of John Coltrane, Eugene, OR 2012.

Jackson, Travis A., Blowin’ the Blues Away. Performance and Meaning on the New York Jazz Scene, Berkeley, CA 2012.

Leonard, Neil, Jazz. Myth and Religion, Oxford/New York, NY 1987.

Metzer, David, Shadow Play. The Spiritual in Duke Ellington‘s „Black and Tan Fantasy“, in: Black Music Research Journal 17 (1997), 137–158.

Murchison, Gayle, Mary Lou Williams‘s Hymn „Black Christ of the Andes“ (St. Martin de Porres). Vatican II, Civil Rights, and Jazz as Sacred Music, in: The Musical Quarterly 86 (2002), 591–629.118

Partridge, Christopher H., The Lyre of Orpheus. Popular Music, the Sacred, and the Profane, Oxford 2014.

Pederson, Ann, God, Creation, and All That Jazz. A Process of Composition and Improvisation, St. Louis, MO 2001.

Rush, Steve/Hamilton, Reid, Better Get It In Your Soul. What Liturgists Can Learn from Jazz, New York, NY 2008.

Saliers, Don E., Music and Theology, Nashville, TN 2010.

Scharen, Christian, Broken Hallelujahs. Why Popular Music Matters to Those Seeking God, Ada 2011.

Steed, Janna Tull, Duke Ellington. A Spiritual Biography, New York, NY 1999.

Stuckey, Sterling, The Music That Is in One‘s Soul. On the Sacred Origins of Jazz and the Blues, in: Lenox Avenue. A Journal of Interarts Inquiry, Vol. 1 (1995), S. 73–88.

Taylor, Billy, The Jazz Life of Dr. Billy Taylor. Bloomington, IN 2013.

Versace, Angelo D., The Evolution of Sacred Jazz as Reflected in the Music of Mary Lou Williams, Duke Ellington, John Coltrane and Recognized Contemporary Sacred Jazz Artists, Miami, FL 2013.

Whyton, Tony, Beyond a Love Supreme. John Coltrane and the Legacy of an Album, Oxford 2013.
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