U2 and Philosophy: How to Decipher an Atomic Band (Popular Culture and Philosophy #21)
Is it possible to be a committed Christian and a rock superstar? Can political activists make good music? Do hugely successful rock bands really care about AIDS and poverty in Africa, or is it just another image-enhancing schtick? U2 and Philosophy ponders these and other seeming dichotomies in the career of the Irish supergroup. For over two decades, U2 has been one of th...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published November 8th 2006 by Open Court
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Mar 03, 2009 Samuel rated it 3 of 5 stars Recommends it for: U2 fans, spiritually curious
This book was hit or miss for me. It is written by a different author each chapter, so some of those resonated with me, others didn't. It definitely gets deep into philosophy, sometimes over my head, but if you're into philosophy, you'll probably really like it. If you're looking for a little bit of a lighter read, try One Step Closer, it's a litte more opinion based, but an easy read.