Description Weaving The Threads Of U S Lyrics, Scripture, And Theology Into One Cord, This Book Tracks The Irish Rock Band S Theological Insights And Perspectives Through Their Poetry Along This Lyrical Path We Encounter The Characters Of The Drowning Man, The Wanderer, And The Sojourner Though Seemingly Different, They Are One And The Same, And They Represent Each Of Us If You Re A U Fan, A Theologian, Or Both, Religious Nuts, Political Fanatics U In Theological Perspective Will Offer A Different Angle Of Popular Culture And Theology Endorsements Vagacs Isn T Imposing A Theological Agenda On A Secular Band Rather, He Is Taking Up The Theological Invitation, Indeed The Theological Challenge, Inherent In The Artistic Vision Of U This Book Isn T So Much A Theological Exposition Of The Meaning Of U Lyrics As It Is An Entering Into A Conversation With The Band Because There Are Important Matters That Need To Be Discussed, Places Of Darkness That Need Some Light This Book Opens Our Eyes To Light That Is Shining In The Midst Of The Darkness Of A Postmodern World U Is Not The Light Of The World Jesus Is Rob Vagacs Joins U In Following That Light, Helps That Light To Shine Brighter Through His Theological Engagement With Their Music, And Invites Us To Walk In That Light Brian Walsh, From The Introduction Too Much Christian Writing About U Is Hampered By Not Really Being About U At All Its Grasp Of The Band S Vision Stops At Citing A Few Obvious Lines From The Big Hits Vagacs Goes Deeper, Inviting Us To An Imaginative Roundtable Where Albums, B Sides, And Live Performances Join Biblical And Contemporary Authors In Conversation On The Great U Themes Of Exile, Eschatology, Justice, And Redemption And A Stimulating Conversation It Is Alert To Intertextual Echoes, Always Ready With An Apt Citation, And As Interested In Analyzing The Wanderer S Postmodern Disorientation As In Extolling The Joys To Be Tasted In That Other Place Even Those Who Ve Read Every Word Ever Written About U Will Find Some New Ideas Here, And, I Hope, Follow Them Home Beth Maynard Co Editor Of Get Up Off Your Knees Preaching The U Catalog Vagacs Manages The Near Impossible He Makes Fun To Ponder Observations No One Else Has Made Before About U And Their Death And Resurrection Show He Does It By Allowing The Songs To Comment On Each Other And By Letting Bright Lights Like Walter Brueggemann, Richard Bauckham And Trevor Hart In On The Conversation Religious Nuts, Political Fanatics Is A Lovely Book Angela Pancella Staff Writer, Atu About The Contributor S Robert Vagacs Received His Theological Training At Wycliffe College, University Of Toronto He And His Wife Reside In Waterloo, Ontario
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- 116 pages
- Religious Nuts, Political Fanatics: U2 in Theological Perspective
- Robert Vagacs
- 11 April 2019 Robert Vagacs