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Former ‘Jesus Freak’ Traces the Evolution of Christian rock
Originally Posted: 04/18/2013 - 9:54am | Type: Blog

Today, at age 65, Gersztyn’s religious fervor has mellowed; he rarely attends church and calls himself “an allegorical Christian.” But he has put together his love of pop music and photography to publish an il ...

The Gospel Roots of the ‘Godmother of Rock ‘n’ Roll’
Originally Posted: 02/20/2013 - 5:00pm | Type: Blog

Before Elvis and Chuck Berry and Johnny Cash. Before Aretha and Whitney and Beyonce. Before the blues met gospel and conceived rock ‘n’ roll, there was Sister Rosetta Tharpe. Be ...

New Music Friday: Aug. 31, 2012
Originally Posted: 08/31/2012 - 9:34am | Type: Blog

New music from Ry Cooder, Bob Dylan, The Avett Brothers, Dave Matthews Band, Kathy Mattea, and David Byrne & St. Vincent. New music from Ry Cooder, Bob Dylan, The Avett Brothe ...

Leonard Cohen's Stellar New 'Old Ideas' Explores Spirituality, Mortality
Originally Posted: 07/04/2012 - 10:13am | Type: Blog

The years between 2004's "Dear Heather" and his latest album "Old Ideas" have built Cohen’s status to a Zen guru presence. For weeks there has been anticipation about this new record n ...

QUIRK: Who Knew The Bishop Could Sing? (NT Wright Does Dylan)
Originally Posted: 05/08/2012 - 1:00pm | Type: Blog

On Tuesday, the Rabbit Room in Nashville, Tenn., invited Dr. N.T. Wright to speak to a fairly small gathering. He brought his message in both word and music. Here is, for more than a few in the room last night ...

‘Seeing Through Heaven’s Eyes’ – Charismatic Christianity 2.0?
Originally Posted: 11/16/2011 - 9:36am | Type: Blog

The Sacred Breath of God breathes into us, making all things numinous. Reality is not cold and mechanistic, but infinitely personal – binding us all. Charismatic Christianity ha ...