Posts Categorized: God

The End of God Talk

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End-of-GodTalk

According to Anthony Pinn, God has outlived God’s usefulness. Imagine a forced retirement party. The CEO of the universe has made a few missteps—misrepresented his enterprise, mismanaged his employees.


Rastafari Snoop (Dogg) Lion

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Snoop Lion

If you’re anything like me, you were scratching your head when the news broke that Snoop had a spiritual awakening and is not only Rastafari and a reggae artist but Bob Marley reincarnated. Hence, his new name Snoop Lion. While it all sounds supremely farfetched, I’d like to discuss appeal of Rastafari to gangstas.


God Forgives, I Don’t

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God Forgives

Well, I do, but Rick Ross doesn’t in the God Forgives, I Don’t album that officially drops on July 31, but leaked on the web as early as July 25. Ross claims that the album balances a grace-giving God and a ruthless gangsta.


A Killer from the Start?

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Aurora Shooting

I’ve been wrecked by the Aurora, Colorado shooting. I don’t know anyone who was murdered or maimed. I don’t know anyone who knew anyone who was killed or injured. I don’t know anything about the killer. I don’t want to know him. But I did read the bios of everyone who died. The entire episode… Read more »


We Got to Pray Just to Make it Today

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Hard times bring people to their knees. Figuratively and literally. Whether it’s unemployment, heartbreak, illness, disaster, or death, humans pray when life’s challenges become clearly beyond their control. Rappers are no exception.


Daddy God

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Sunday, June 17, 2012 is Father’s Day. It’s the day Americans celebrate fatherhood. But many people experience Father’s Day with mixed emotions because they don’t have the relationships they’d like to have with their fathers.