Slayer Reviewed by Paulist
Yes, you read right. There is a review of Slayer's latest album, their first in five years, Christ Illusion on a website run by the Missionary Society of Saint Paul the Apostle.
The site is called Busted Halo and is geared to attract "spiritual seekers in their 20's and 30's. Well, hrumph! Do I feel left out?! The review can be found here. It's interesting. It exhorts Christians to consider why an album which paints such a brittle portrait of the evils done in the name of Christianity has gained such popularity. (The article reveals Slayer's latest album had reached Billboard's No. 5 spot.)
The Inquisition. The Crusades. Now the crusade inside the heads of three megalomaniacs in DC. They've got a valid point.
I'm not recommending the album nor the band. I wouldn't know Slayer if I tripped over them in a crowded subway stairwell. But the review gives one much to think about.
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