Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Anglican Priestess Says Christians Can Learn a Lot From Heavy Metal

The Duke says, in response to the idea that this effort will inspire debate: What kind of intelligent debate is there going to be at a Metalhead concert? O.O If there is one, it will have to be conducted using megaphones...

The Rev Rachel Mann claims that the much-maligned form of music demonstrates the “liberative theology of darkness”, allowing its tattooed and pierced fans to be more “relaxed and fun” by acknowledging the worst in human nature.

She says that by contrast, churchgoers can appear too sincere and take themselves too seriously.

The priest admits that many will be “concerned” about metal lyrics praising Satan and mocking Christianity, but insists it is just a form of “play-acting”.

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