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Smashing Pumpkins to CCM artists -“Stop copying U2” and “Jesus wants better bands”

Billy Corgan on God and rock.

Scott Aniol

About Scott Aniol

Scott Aniol is the founder and Executive Director of Religious Affections Ministries. He is Chair of the Worship Ministry Department at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he teaches courses in ministry, worship, hymnology, aesthetics, culture, and philosophy. He is the author of Worship in Song: A Biblical Approach to Music and Worship, Sound Worship: A Guide to Making Musical Choices in a Noisy World, and By the Waters of Babylon: Worship in a Post-Christian Culture, and speaks around the country in churches and conferences. He is an elder in his church in Fort Worth, TX where he resides with his wife and four children. Views posted here are his own and not necessarily those of his employer.

3 Responses to Smashing Pumpkins to CCM artists -“Stop copying U2” and “Jesus wants better bands”

  1. Very first note: I reject the idea that U2 is somehow a “Christian band” or “Christian group”. They’ve done so much to glorify Satan, that we shouldn’t try to copy them in ANY form or manner.

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