FORUM: Tunnel of Love: The Gospel According to Bruce Springsteen

Date: January 5, 2020
11:15 am to 12:15 pm

In this six-part Forum series, Morgan Allen will lead us in a theological reflection on scripture and our American condition, in companion with the life and work of Bruce Springsteen. We’ll draw on several texts, including the Gospel of Luke, the Acts of the Apostles, and Springsteen’s musical catalogue, autobiography, and recent one-man show.

This week's discussion:  BLINDED BY THE LIGHT (part 1)

January 5: “Tunnel of Love” & Acts 2:37-47 (Life among the believers)

Are you ready to ride?

Life in community as a carnival ride, community covenants, Syllabus presentation,

overview of Springsteen’s catalogue


“Growin’ Up” & Luke 3:41-52 (Jesus in the Temple as a boy)

The cosmic kid in full costume dress

Grappling with the innocence, decadence, and power of youth, Springsteen 1949-1979