My uncle and I entered a lively conversation via Facebook regarding Christian artists and the music they produce. You can read the comments here. Basically, the question is should a "Christian Artist" solely produce music that directly relates to his faith? Or can a Christian who is also an artist produce both religiously inspired works, and music for music's sake?
The point my uncle has made is that a Christian cannot separate his "art from his faith." While I agree to a point, I believe a Christian can make art for beauty, out of pain or sadness, but does not have to implicitly relate to Christianity. Although, I've found that even music composed without a spiritual basis can be used to worship as well.Read More