Our contributor and U2 author in his own right Steve Stockman is teaching a course next month at the Union Institute for Christian Training (Presbyterian Church in Ireland) called The Saints Are Coming: U2 Songs of Social Transformation. Here's a sample of what's on offer, taken from Week 3: "Original of the Species":
'Change the stories individuals and or nations live by and tell themselves and you change the individuals and nations.' What stories and theology are carried in songs for change? In a world where people are being de-humanised by politics, technology, consumerism and gender can songs re-humanise and give back dignity to the oppressed?

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