|art: Michael Hogue|
Many readers have taken me to task for this. So be it. I say, listen.
But in any event, I offer for your consideration today a few items that provide support for my position that Bob Dylan, drawing from the Bible, Church history and metaphysics, is the foremost Christian poet in the world today. He explores the workings of Grace. I could go further, and admit that I think he is the greatest poet in the history of the English language (sorry, Shakespeare!), but that might push some of you over the edge.
So, item one, excerpts from the American Conservative, discussing Dylan's politics and his faith:
Bob Dylan, Christian Anarchist
What's that, you say? Oh. Well, you are very welcome!