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House music as religion? A Hopkins professor says amen

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Music can move the soul, but is it a religion? Hopkins professor Lester K. Spence uses house music not just for motivation but also as therapy to soothe his troubled spirit.

Here's an excerpt:

"House is our release, house is our sanctuary´┐Żcan you feel it like I feel it?"

The quote above is taken from a track that I play every now and again.

For those of us whose lives have been changed from exposure to house music, the quote captures a great deal. I am a father, a husband, a professor, a writer. But with the exception of the birth of my children, the closest I've come to God was on the dance floor."

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