Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Spoken Word Poetry

The Gospel Coalition has a discussion of spoken word poetry in light of the recent viral explosion of Jefferson Bethke's "Why I Hate Religion, But Love Jesus." They have some interesting discussion with rapper Shai Linne and his wife Blair, also a spoken word poet. Worth checking out a very powerful artistic medium being used to proclaim Christ.

They also include some examples some really good videos of Christian spoken word poetry, including some favorites of mine. Here's 2:

My all-time favorite:



And one of the best live readings I've seen:



And here's 2 more of my personal favorites:

"Silence is Deadly"



"True Social Justice"

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