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The Devil’s Bargain

posted on August 12, 2019

The Believer’s Casey Jarman writes about the life and career of David Bazan, a singer and songwriter whose early work built a large following of young, questioning Christians. Jarman writes, “As his career progressed, Bazan’s focus homed in on issues of hypocrisy within Evangelical Christian culture: he’d contrast the teachings of Christ with the creeping influence of blind patriotism and nationalism; he’d call out the darkness of domestic violence in Christian households.” Bazan, the son of a music pastor, is back on the road, no longer singing of Jesus, but leading chatty, introspective concerts that touch on themes of forgiveness and vulnerability.


Read at The Believer