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Melva Wilson Costen

Melva Wilson Costen is Professor of Music and Worship at The Interdenominational Theological Center, a Christian, ecumenical, graduate professional school of theology. Its faculty personifies quality scholarship, rigorous academic discipline, and significant research in the service of the church and other communities in the world.

Books by Melva Wilson Costen

  • African American Christian Worship
  • Worship Music: A Concise Dictionary
  • I Do Not Weep

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