Rock Cries out: Discovering Eternal Truth in Unlikely Music

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Steve Stockman, author of the international hit Walk On: The Spiritual Journey of U2, explores the music of twelve artists who haven't necessarily professed a Christian faith but whose work is undergirded with issues, questions and insights that are very much biblical. If you look closely, their music is saturated with spiritual context and redemptive messages that can teach life-changing truth to the believer and spiritual seeker alike. Is God speaking through these unlikely ...
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Overview

Steve Stockman, author of the international hit Walk On: The Spiritual Journey of U2, explores the music of twelve artists who haven't necessarily professed a Christian faith but whose work is undergirded with issues, questions and insights that are very much biblical. If you look closely, their music is saturated with spiritual context and redemptive messages that can teach life-changing truth to the believer and spiritual seeker alike. Is God speaking through these unlikely prophets? If so, are you listening?
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780972927659
  • Publisher: Charisma Media
  • Publication date: 11/4/2003
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction ix
Poem: The Caress of God's Grace (Am I Looking) xiii
1 Looking for the Truth Where It Shouldn't Belong 1
2 Bob Dylan: The Times They Are A-Changing 13
3 Kurt Cobain: Smells Like Ecclesiastes 29
4 George Harrison: Living in the Material World 41
5 Radiohead: No Alarms and No Surprises Please 55
6 Joni Mitchell: We've Got to Get Ourselves Back to the Garden 69
7 Jackson Browne: Alive in the World 83
8 David Gray: Let the Truth Sting 95
9 Bruce Springsteen: Land of Hope and Dreams 107
10 Ani Difranco: Self Evident 123
11 Bob Marley: Exodus 135
12 Lauryn Hill: Unplugged, Unmerited Favor 147
13 Tom Waits: Misery Is the River of the World 159
Endnotes 171
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