Series: Discussion about Christian Rap with Shai Linne

Discussion about Christian rap with Shai Linne: Introduction

Discussion about Christian rap with Shai Linne: Introduction

This entry is part 1 of 19 in the series Discussion about Christian Rap with Shai Linne You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

Over the next couple of weeks, Shai Linne (bio) and I will have a public discussion about Christian rap here on this site. I am grateful that Shai has asked to have this discussion. He and I spoke on the phone Saturday, we got know each other a bit, and we prayed together. I was… Continue Reading

Discussion about Christian rap with Shai Linne: Can Music Be Sinful?

Discussion about Christian rap with Shai Linne: Can Music Be Sinful?

This entry is part 2 of 19 in the series Discussion about Christian Rap with Shai Linne You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

The first question in our discussion goes to Shai Linne: Scott, in your recent post where you explained your comments on the NCFIC panel, you spoke of rap as “a form of music that is inherently denigrating.” My first question to you is this: Are you saying that music, apart from lyrics, can be sinful… Continue Reading

Discussion about Christian rap with Shai Linne: Can Music Be Sinful? (Rebuttal)

Discussion about Christian rap with Shai Linne: Can Music Be Sinful? (Rebuttal)

This entry is part 3 of 19 in the series Discussion about Christian Rap with Shai Linne You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

Shai Linne and I are having a conversation between Christian brothers about Christian rap. This post will not make sense unless you start at the beginning of this discussion and read through all the posts. You can find the other posts in this discussion on the right hand side of this page. This is a rebuttal by… Continue Reading

Discussion about Christian rap with Shai Linne: How does rap “flavor” its truth content?

Discussion about Christian rap with Shai Linne: How does rap “flavor” its truth content?

This entry is part 4 of 19 in the series Discussion about Christian Rap with Shai Linne You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

Shai Linne and I are having a conversation between Christian brothers about Christian rap. This post will not make sense unless you start at the beginning of this discussion and read through all the posts. You can find the other posts in this discussion on the right hand side of this page. This is my first question to Shai and… Continue Reading

Discussion about Christian rap with Shai Linne: How does rap “flavor” its truth content? (Rebuttal)

Discussion about Christian rap with Shai Linne: How does rap “flavor” its truth content? (Rebuttal)

This entry is part 5 of 19 in the series Discussion about Christian Rap with Shai Linne You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

Update (12/10 6:00am): Shai’s reply is posted below. Shai Linne and I are having a conversation between Christian brothers about Christian rap. This post will not make sense unless you start at the beginning of this discussion and read through all the posts. You can find the other posts in this discussion on this page or on the right hand… Continue Reading

Discussion about Christian rap with Shai Linne: Example of Sinful Music

Discussion about Christian rap with Shai Linne: Example of Sinful Music

This entry is part 6 of 19 in the series Discussion about Christian Rap with Shai Linne You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

Shai Linne and I are having a conversation between Christian brothers about Christian rap. This post will not make sense unless you start at the beginning of this discussion and read through all the posts. You can find the other posts in this discussion on this page or on the right hand side of this post. This is Shai’s second question to… Continue Reading

Discussion about Christian rap with Shai Linne: Example of Sinful Music (Rebuttal)

Discussion about Christian rap with Shai Linne: Example of Sinful Music (Rebuttal)

This entry is part 7 of 19 in the series Discussion about Christian Rap with Shai Linne You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

Shai Linne and I are having a conversation between Christian brothers about Christian rap. This post will not make sense unless you start at the beginning of this discussion and read through all the posts. You can find the other posts in this discussion on this page or on the right hand side of this post. This is Shai’s rebuttal to my… Continue Reading

Discussion about Christian rap with Shai Linne: How Hip-hop is an appropriate medium for communicating God’s truth

Discussion about Christian rap with Shai Linne: How Hip-hop is an appropriate medium for communicating God’s truth

This entry is part 8 of 19 in the series Discussion about Christian Rap with Shai Linne You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

Shai Linne and I are having a conversation between Christian brothers about Christian rap. This post will not make sense unless you start at the beginning of this discussion and read through all the posts. You can find the other posts in this discussion on this page or on the right hand side of this post. This is Shai’s answer to my… Continue Reading

Discussion about Christian rap with Shai Linne: How Hip-hop is an appropriate medium for communicating God’s truth (Rebuttal)

Discussion about Christian rap with Shai Linne: How Hip-hop is an appropriate medium for communicating God’s truth (Rebuttal)

This entry is part 9 of 19 in the series Discussion about Christian Rap with Shai Linne You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

Shai Linne and I are having a conversation between Christian brothers about Christian rap. This post will not make sense unless you start at the beginning of this discussion and read through all the posts. You can find the other posts in this discussion on this page or on the right hand side of this post. This is my rebuttal to Shai’s… Continue Reading

Discussion about Christian rap with Shai Linne: Example of Holy Music

Discussion about Christian rap with Shai Linne: Example of Holy Music

This entry is part 10 of 19 in the series Discussion about Christian Rap with Shai Linne You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

Shai Linne and I are having a conversation between Christian brothers about Christian rap. This post will not make sense unless you start at the beginning of this discussion and read through all the posts. You can find the other posts in this discussion on this page or on the right hand side of this post. This is Shai’s third question to… Continue Reading

Discussion about Christian rap with Shai Linne: Example of Holy Music (Rebuttal)

Discussion about Christian rap with Shai Linne: Example of Holy Music (Rebuttal)

This entry is part 11 of 19 in the series Discussion about Christian Rap with Shai Linne You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

Shai Linne and I are having a conversation between Christian brothers about Christian rap. This post will not make sense unless you start at the beginning of this discussion and read through all the posts. You can find the other posts in this discussion on this page or on the right hand side of this post. This is Shai’s rebuttal and my… Continue Reading

Discussion about Christian rap with Shai Linne: What Defines Rap?

Discussion about Christian rap with Shai Linne: What Defines Rap?

This entry is part 12 of 19 in the series Discussion about Christian Rap with Shai Linne You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

Shai Linne and I are having a conversation between Christian brothers about Christian rap. This post will not make sense unless you start at the beginning of this discussion and read through all the posts. You can find the other posts in this discussion on this page or on the right hand side of this post. This is my third question to… Continue Reading

Discussion about Christian rap with Shai Linne: What Defines Rap? (Rebuttal)

Discussion about Christian rap with Shai Linne: What Defines Rap? (Rebuttal)

This entry is part 13 of 19 in the series Discussion about Christian Rap with Shai Linne You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

Shai Linne and I are having a conversation between Christian brothers about Christian rap. This post will not make sense unless you start at the beginning of this discussion and read through all the posts. You can find the other posts in this discussion on this page or on the right hand side of this post. This is my rebuttal to Shai’s… Continue Reading

Discussion about Christian rap with Shai Linne: Musical Analysis

Discussion about Christian rap with Shai Linne: Musical Analysis

This entry is part 14 of 19 in the series Discussion about Christian Rap with Shai Linne You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

Shai Linne and I are having a conversation between Christian brothers about Christian rap. This post will not make sense unless you start at the beginning of this discussion and read through all the posts. You can find the other posts in this discussion on this page or on the right hand side of this post. This is Shai’s fourth question to… Continue Reading

Discussion about Christian rap with Shai Linne: Musical Analysis (Rebuttal)

Discussion about Christian rap with Shai Linne: Musical Analysis (Rebuttal)

This entry is part 15 of 19 in the series Discussion about Christian Rap with Shai Linne You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

Shai Linne and I are having a conversation between Christian brothers about Christian rap. This post will not make sense unless you start at the beginning of this discussion and read through all the posts. You can find the other posts in this discussion on this page or on the right hand side of this post. This is Shai’s rebuttal to my… Continue Reading

Discussion about Christian rap with Shai Linne: Subjectivity

Discussion about Christian rap with Shai Linne: Subjectivity

This entry is part 16 of 19 in the series Discussion about Christian Rap with Shai Linne You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

Shai Linne and I are having a conversation between Christian brothers about Christian rap. This post will not make sense unless you start at the beginning of this discussion and read through all the posts. You can find the other posts in this discussion on this page or on the right hand side of this post. This is Shai’s answer to my… Continue Reading

Discussion about Christian rap with Shai Linne: Subjectivity (Rebuttal)

Discussion about Christian rap with Shai Linne: Subjectivity (Rebuttal)

This entry is part 17 of 19 in the series Discussion about Christian Rap with Shai Linne You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

Shai Linne and I are having a conversation between Christian brothers about Christian rap. This post will not make sense unless you start at the beginning of this discussion and read through all the posts. You can find the other posts in this discussion on this page or on the right hand side of this post. This is my rebuttal to Shai’s… Continue Reading

Discussion about Christian rap with Shai Linne: Roots

Discussion about Christian rap with Shai Linne: Roots

This entry is part 18 of 19 in the series Discussion about Christian Rap with Shai Linne You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

This is Shai Linne‘s final question to me in our conversation between Christian brothers about Christian rap. This post will not make sense unless you start at the beginning of this discussion and read through all the posts. You can find the other posts in this discussion on the right hand side of this page. Scott, in your statements… Continue Reading