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The Gospel According to the Beatles

by Steve Turner

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Published by Westminster John Knox Press .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesGospel According to...
The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7628399M
ISBN 100664229832
ISBN 109780664229832

The Gospel According To The Beatles looks in depth at the development of the group's philosophy and at how it affected their lives, their music, and their audience. The spiritual journey of the Beatles from fun-loving agnostics to drug-inspired mystics was a microcosm of the pilgrimage taken by a generation.   in his latest book, "The Gospel According to the Beatles." Long before they became the Fab Four, though, each of the Beatles was influenced by religion -- Paul McCartney and George Harrison in the Roman Catholic Church and Lennon and Ringo Starr in the Church of England, Turner says.

  [1] The Beatles were spiritual apostles of sorts who may not have explicitly sought converts, but they evangelized a kind of gospel that resonated with numerous devotees across a broad spectrum of beliefs. That is the essence of the richly detailed The Gospel According to the Beatles, by veteran British music writer Steve Turner. Buy the Hardcover Book The Gospel According to the Beatles by Steve Turner at , Canada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Renowned British music journalist and author Steve Turner surveys the religious and spiritual influence of the Beatles, the band that changed the history of music forever.

The Gospel According to the Beatles Steve Turner Westminster John Knox Press (August ) Hardcover $ (pp) “We’re more popular than Jesus now.” John Lennon’s infamous remark in January of set off an enormous controversy when it . SSOL-POP explores the fascinating relationship between religion and popular culture.


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Readers of Robert L. Short's The Gospel According to Peanuts will recognize that writer and poet Turner used it as inspiration for this book. As evidenced by his earlier A Hard Day's Write: The Stories Behind Every Beatles' Song, London resident Turner is well situated to cover both the Beatles Pages: The Gospel according to the Beatles User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

Readers of Robert L. Short�sThe Gospel According to Peanuts will recognize that writer and poet Turner used it as inspiration for this book. As evidenced by his earlierA Hard Dayï¿à Read full review5/5(1). Acclaimed pop music writer Turner (A Man Called Cash) unsuccessfully attempts to reveal the "gospel" of the Fab Four in this plodding book.

He recounts the. The Gospel According to the Beatles by Steve Turner,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().

The Gospel According to The Beatles, by Steve Turner. Description (from the cover leaf): “. In this provocative new book, Steve Turner, who first wrote about The Beatles inexamines the lives, songs, and impact of the Beatles in order to discover exactly what it was that turned a group of rock ‘n’ roll musicians into guiding lights for spiritually disenchanted young people.

The gospel according to the Beatles is a story of spiritual exploration, of transcendence, and of love, love, love. The gospel according to the Beatles is still being written by those of us who. The Gospel According to the "Beatles" Hardcover – 18 Aug.

by Steve Turner (Author)/5(7). The Gospel According to the Blues dares us to read Jesus's Sermon on the Mount in conversation with Robert Johnson, Son House, and Muddy Waters.

It suggests that thinking about the blues--the history, the artists, the songs--provides good stimulation for thinking about the Christian gospel. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of The Gospel According To: The Beatles - Interview Picture Disc on Discogs.5/5(2).

Book review: The Gospel According to the Beatles The Beatles hadn’t set out to be gurus, but in their very public quest for a spiritual something, they became just that. In Marchthe youth director of our church is putting on a musical review based on The Gospel According to the Beatles, which will feature The Daughter.

In his book, The Gospel According to the Beatles, writer Steve Turner said that there was a period in his life when the world’s most famous songwriter deeply wanted to know who Jesus was.

According to the book, in an effort to escape the chaos of public life, Lennon would often retreat to television and became a regular viewer of the era’s.

The Gospel According to the Beatles: “We’re more popular than Jesus now.” John Lennon’s infamous remark in January of set off an enormous controversy when it was reported in the United States.5/5.

The book, The Gospel According to the Beatles, by Steve Turner arrived in excellent condition. Its contents were slightly, very slightly flawed by being an examination of the spirituality of the Beatles written by someone whose aim in life is to reconcile others to a 4/5(1).

"The Gospel According to the Beatles" is a first-rate piece of work: accurate, comprehensive, well written, evenhanded, and (dare I say) scholarly--a fresh and entertaining perspective on an old story that I never get tired of reading.5/5(5).

Book review: The Gospel According to the Beatles In Marchthe youth director of our church is putting on a musical review based on The Gospel According to the Beatles, which will feature The Daughter.

This compelled me to buy and read the book. review by David Bruce and Jim Larsen. John Lennon famously proclaimed the Beatles were more popular than Jesus. Music journalist Turner says they were a. So goes the refrain to the classic Beatles song by the same name.

It’s also a tune I’ve been hearing from some Catholics in recent discussions. It’s the sort of one-liner one encounters often in debates about certain matters of doctrine, liturgical practice, or questions about whether such-and-such individual or religious group has fallen into heresy. Album Covers) The Gospel According to the Beatles The Beatles' London: A Guide to Beatles Sites in and Around London The Gospel According to Disney: Christian Values in the Early Animated Classics The Gospel According to David Foster Wallace: Boredom and Addiction in an Age of Distraction (New Directions in Religion and Literature) The.Why I Bought The Gospel According To The Beatles Book.

I purchased this book as a gift to my husband. For a hardback book, it was a great price because I had checked this item out through Beatle websites and local s: 1.

The Gospel According to the Beatles does not disappoint as Turner explores the collective and individual spiritual directions that the Beatles pursued during their incredible 6 year run to becoming the most important band in the history of rock & roll/5(8).