The Common Good
June 2009

Steven J. Nichols talks Blues, Suffering, and Salvation

by Molly Marsh | June 2009

The blues can articulate our deepest suffering as broken humans in need of redemption, says Stephen J.

The blues can articulate our deepest suffering as broken humans in need of redemption, says Stephen J. Nichols, professor of Christianity and culture at Lancaster Bible College and author of Getting the Blues: What Blues Music Teaches Us about Suffering and Salvation. Listen in as he talks with Sojourners associate editor Molly Marsh about the theological story contained in the blues.

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