Gospel music developed among black Christians in the United States. Informed by the “ring-shouts” of enslaved people, the gospel genre moved into urban centers during the 20th century and became increasingly widespread in both religious and popular secular contexts.... Read more about Gospel Music
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Since 1630, Christianity has been a vital part of Boston’s history, continually evolving as new waves of immigrants incorporate their own traditions into the life of the city. Recent immigration from around the world is creating an increasingly vibrant and diverse Christian community in Boston. Among the trends that will shape the future of Christianity in Greater Boston are multi-ethnic churches, emerging churches, and multiple congregations that share the same house of worship.