Imagine By Steve Turner Analysis

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Unconsciously Christian. That is what some of our art today and through the ages has consisted of; not being able to fully acknowledge the art form to be of religious faith but the intention is to be that way. It is almost like they are a secret service trying to spread the gospel without being pushed aside or torn down by non-believers. Mumford and Sons, a London based folk rock, bluegrass group has been rooted in the faith for as long as I can remember; it was there all along it just has never been verbally pronounced. “Imagine” written by Steve Turner brings to light the facts and opinions of christian in the arts; their struggles and achievements along with suggesting it all to be tied to the five concentric circles. Mumford and Sons does not in any way use the word “Jesus” or “saved” in their lyrics but instead wants us as the listeners to figure it out for ourselves and not just handing it to us so easily. Mumford and Sons has never put a christian label on their music and I can understand that; it is hard being an art group who is christian, they have to think about …show more content…
I do not think Mumford and Sons are commemorated enough for how many risks they take, yes some of their music at times is uncensored and raw but it is what the audience listening needs to hear; they need to hear that rawness of what the hope we have in Christ. Steve talks about how some artist look at the earth created as unblemished in turn making the art seem like the world is perfect. He adds that, “more than any other group of people we should be aware of the effect of evil and be ready to draw people’s attention to it” (86). Mumford and Sons does not hold back but speak truth on issues in more than just christians lives and wraps it up by subtle bringing Jesus into it but without using his

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