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The Faith of Stephen Colbert

"Can something positive appear on a popular TV comedy show?"

A blog post by Martin E. Marty on the website of On Being with Krista Tippett takes a look at the concept of catechism through popular TV host and comedic commentator Stephen Colbert, whose Colbert Report often features interviews with clergy about topical religious issues of the day. 

Colbert and Catechesis

“The devil should not have all the best tunes.” We baroque-loving church folk like to quote that, when justifying our devotion to jazz or, though not in my case, rock music. Think today of Christian jazz or “Christian rock.”

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