WATCH: M. Roger Holland, II Explores the Reliable Words Of “God is a God”

The significance of the spiritual “God is a God” signaled reliability and stability to the enslaved community. The roots of the words trace back to the Hebrew tradition and were important to those seeking deliverance. Roger Holland speaks to CPR Classical's Monika Vischer about these important messages in Journey to Freedom: The Spirituals Radio Project.

Listen to Professor Holland’s monthly musical selections and commentary throughout the year on CPR Classical, including Sunday mornings on our choral music show Sing!, hosted by David Ginder

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