God Makes for Good Music

By Tripp Fuller

I am not sure what Regina Spektor, The Michael Gungor Band, and U2 have in common other than their conversational appearance over the holiday, but they all have songs about God that draw a response. Yet if you want to know what will really really draw a response, then watch the fourth video of Stryper rocking out without their spandex and Marshal stacks. That, my friends, is the kind of nostalgia the holidays were created for.

 

This article originally appeared at the blog Homebrewed Christianity and is reprinted with permission.           

Tripp Fuller is a graduate of Campbell University and of the Divinity School of Wake Forest University and is an ordained minister. He is working on his Ph.D. in Philosophy of Religion and Theology at Claremont Graduate University. A few other things he digs are books, cigars, pipes, Shaq, guitar, pirates, fishing, the Counting Crows, and good conversations about Religion and Politics. Visit his blog at HomebrewedChristianity.com.