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Hip-hop is here. The beats ring out in our cities. Hip-hop culture is all around us: in the clothes youth wear, in the music they listen to, in the ways they express themselves. It is the language they speak, the rhythm they move to. It is a culture familiar with the hard realities of our broken world; the generation raised with rap knows about the pain. They need to know ...more
Paperback, 227 pages
Published December 15th 2005 by IVP Books
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Brent
Pretty well written book on a great topic. This book points out the powerful draw and influence of hip-hop and highlights the spiritual and social power that it inherently carries. The book encourages churches to use hip-hip to both understand and engage youth. It approaches this through basic hip-hip/church history lessons, theological discussions, and practical steps toward engagement.
Stephen Yates
A broad analysis of the history and ethos of hip hop. While the perspectives are helpful to hear, other books go into the theological basis for hip hop better (such as Hodge). Interactions with certain texts unfortunately are superficial and piecemeal.
Adam Walker
This is a very interesting and informative book offering a balanced discussion of hip-hop culture and how to engage it with the Gospel.
Jan
Excellent book. Broadens you perspective on responding to diversity in multiethnic ministr.
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