A Sentimental Journey: Or... Was That Your Karma That Ran Over My Dogma?

Thursday, 09 Aug 2007

A few years ago, contemporary Christian music artist, Leslie Phillips, left evangelical Christianity and became a secular singer/songwriter (now Sam Phillips). In her 1994 CD, Martinis and Bikinis, Phillips included a song entitled "I Need Love," in which she exclaims, "I need love, not some sentimental prison." That's an interesting line-a line which probably had something to do with her uneasiness in the evangelical subculture. In a report for National Public Radio, Lynn Neary spoke of those "sugary sweet ballads," referring to contemporary Christian music. Perhaps this is the sort ...

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