Perry’s first album clung to the gospel before shaking her Christian parents’ faith with songs like “I Kissed a Girl.” Cooper, who embraced his Christianity in the ’80s, still looks like the scary rocker your parents warned you about.
“Alice Cooper’s pastor didn’t
Chance the Rapper’s lyrics teem with talk of drugs and worse, but he calls himself a Christian rapper. And he’s not alone.
“These are guys who are really struggling
“Rock Gets Religion” introduces us to names big and small whose art reflects their faith journeys. For some, the conflict between a secular music world and God became too much. Others navigated the thorny path between music fame and honoring God. No two stories are the same. The themes are unmistakably similar, Joseph says. That leaves some Christians unsure how much to embrace them.
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