To be sure, Springsteenism is an ambiguous religiosity. Springsteen, as Roops pronounces, “knows everything you’ve ever felt … and he can describe it better for you.” His music allows one to see the depth and profundity in ordinary life — to see even father-son conflict as “something as old as time,” as Manzoor says, and to respond with empathy. Springsteen himself is a role model of uncommon decency.
Resurrection Letters by Andrew Peterson seeks to draw the listener into the events at the heart of the Christian faith.
Black freedom will come through an open-eyed engagement with the powers of this world with the sure confidence that God is with us because our cause is just.