Posts tagged "gospel"
In the News: Westboro, Paris, Haiti, and Beyond!

In the News: Westboro, Paris, Haiti, and Beyond!

A round-up of the week's religion news.

Cracker Barrel Exclusive

Kenny Rogers released a new album of his favorite gospel songs, "The Love of God," on Monday.
"The trick to doing a good concept record is surrounding yourself with unique musicians, singers, and creative talent," Rogers, 72, said in a statement provided by Cracker Barrel.
You know we've already ordered ours.

Forgiving Eye for the “Part of God’s Plan” Guy

12 January 2006 The Times Online reports on a proposed campaign among Vatican officials to perform an extreme makeover on one of the Bible’s worst baddies: the ultimate betrayer, Judas Iscariot. Under the proposal, Judas would be redeemed through a “re-reading” of his story by Vatican scholars, who hope to reconcile his betrayal and Jesus’ “‘apparent...

2003 Gospel Album of the Year?

You won’t find too many surprises in the Grammy gospel nominations, just released last week, but for this — Outkast, which led the pack with six nods, got shut out of gospel. You didn’t know Speakerboxx/The Love Below was a God record? Give it a listen, and listen to the words: Andre 3000 is rightly touted as a sexxxed-up mystic...