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Old 05-23-2006, 07:42 PM   #1
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Should I buy One Step Closer: Why U2 Matters to Those Seeking God

Has anyone read
One Step Closer: Why U2 Matters to Those Seeking God by Christian Scharen
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Old 05-24-2006, 12:52 AM   #2
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haven't read it YET...but plan to. it looks good =)
here's a review/excerpt that i found to be really interesting
http://www.christianitytoday.com/mus...tepcloser.html
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Old 05-24-2006, 12:30 PM   #3
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Thanks for the link. I think will pick this book up and maybe drop back in here to discuss.
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Old 05-24-2006, 09:19 PM   #4
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I really liked it, nothing extra special in there, but it did leave me with a few things to think about.
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Old 07-10-2006, 12:05 AM   #5
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Wow. I haven't heard of this yet. I shall check it out.

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Old 07-10-2006, 08:22 PM   #6
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It looks interesting.
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Old 07-11-2006, 11:46 PM   #7
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I just got it the other day and have read about half of it so far. I like what I've read.
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Old 07-17-2007, 12:26 AM   #8
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yeah, i purchased it and have read most of it. It's a pretty good read. It explains how much of U2's work is christianity-based. I was left with a lot of respect for the band and particularly Bono who does pull much inspiration from the bible in his songs. So, get the book!
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Old 07-17-2007, 03:55 PM   #9
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It is a very good book and well worth it.

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Old 07-21-2007, 05:36 PM   #10
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I'm reading it now, and like rihannsu said, it IS well worth it!!!!
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Old 07-30-2007, 07:17 AM   #11
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Since there were so many good things said about this book here and I've had interest in it for some time now, I ordered it on Amazon and cannot wait to receive it and start reading. I will let you know my experience with the book as soon as I can say something about it. Thanks for all the information!
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Old 08-01-2007, 11:20 AM   #12
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Since there were so many good things said about this book here and I've had interest in it for some time now, I ordered it on Amazon and cannot wait to receive it and start reading. I will let you know my experience with the book as soon as I can say something about it. Thanks for all the information!
You'll love it! I've always picked up on a spiritual message in almost every U2 song, but the way he picks up on different angles of that is fascinating. Make sure you let us know how you like it!
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Old 08-02-2007, 04:38 PM   #13
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Just ordered it through Amazon. Only $1.99 plus shipping!
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Old 08-31-2007, 01:34 PM   #14
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I've read the book within only a couple of days, that means that I really enjoyed it.

I learned some very interesting new things through this book, which, I think, is well written and researched.

Some passages of the book really touched and moved me and I appreciate the author's sensitive approach to the issue.

It's really good to read and offers amazing insights into the spiritual world of U2. I started to think about a couple of songs differently than I did before, just in the sense that they could have an additional meaning that may have been not so obvious to me before.
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Old 09-24-2007, 12:35 AM   #15
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wow.

never heard of it and haven't ordered it. it sounds relatively inexpensive. blah blah whatever. thanks for the info wow. and I'm a U2 savvy (relatively speaking) yeah.
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