Sarah Bereza, PhD, is a musicologist and church musician. She has ministered for nearly 20 years in all the major mainline Protestant denominations as well as some evangelical and Catholic churches. She grew up independent Baptist (and earned a bachelor’s degree at Bob Jones University), then joined the Eastern Orthodox Church as a young adult. She has researched sacred music while earning a master’s degree at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and master’s and PhD degrees at Duke University.

She currently lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, and is the interim organist at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer (Cincinnati, Ohio), and organist/cantor at a small Catholic parish.

Read more about her research on music in fundamentalist Christianity here.


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