Goin’ Up to the Spirit in the Sky?: The Ascension Is Not What You Think It Is

Saturday, 30 Apr 2016

'In his exalted state, Christ not only is our prophet and king, but he also continues to be our priest.'
In 1970, Warner Brothers sold over two million records of the catchy tune, ‘Spirit in the Sky.’ A one-hit wonder, Norman Greenbaum’s song proved to be a classic. Though it was birthed in the hippie generation, you’re still bound to hear it everywhere you go. It was featured in movies such as Apollo 13 and has set the beat to Law & Order episodes and Nike commercials. The song starts with one of the most groovy guitar riffs in music history’even my Baptist brothers and sisters can’t resist making their way to the ...

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