Why Should the Devil Have All the Good Music?: Larry Norman and the Perils of Christian Rock

Why Should the Devil Have All the Good Music?: Larry Norman and the Perils of Christian Rock

by Gregory Thornbury


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ISBN-13: 9781101907078
Publisher: The Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/20/2018
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 389,151
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Gregory Alan Thornbury has been a college professor, dean, and president of The King’s College in New York City. A popular writer and speaker on philosophy, religion, and contemporary culture, he currently serves at the New York Academy of Art.

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Table of Contents

Prologue: Jesus and Larry Norman 1

Chapter 1 Jesus Versus Superman 9

Chapter 2 Jesus Versus L. Ron Hubbard 29

Chapter 3 Jesus Versus Organized Religion 58

Chapter 4 Jesus Versus the Jesus Movement 82

Chapter 5 Jesus Versus Playboy 111

Chapter 6 Jesus Versus the Critics 136

Chapter 7 Jesus Loves the Little Children of World 150

Chapter 8 Jesus Versus Pamela 163

Chapter 9 Jesus Versus Frenemies 182

Chapter 10 Jesus Versus the Soviets 203

Chapter 11 Jesus Versus Larry Norman? 226

Epilogue 250

Notes 255

Acknowledgments 281

Index 283

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