Weaving in dissonant voices from Scripture with intriguing details from the lives of musicians like Robert Johnson and Muddy Waters, Nichols reveals what the blues teach us about sin, suffering, alienation, and worship. This "theology in a minor key" can intensify our sense of sin and beckon us toward social righteousness. 192 pages, softcover. Brazos.
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Date:June 8, 2012
"Ya gotta have da blues to sing da blues"
One of the best I've read. In-your-face history. Not for the "faint-of-heart! Accurate and factual.