In my undergraduate education, I was a student of Biblical studies. I was also an avid rap fan.
Many people can hardly put those two things together. I’d often find myself writing out a theology paper while listening to the latest rap album I had purchased. While I did listen to some rap (and other genres, for that matter) that at times felt at odds with the content of what I was writing, that simply wasn’t the case with the rap music I was listening to. In fact, there were times when the lyrics would help provide me with a picture of something from the Biblical text. Continue reading Christian Hip-Hop: Some Content May Surprise You