News

The gospel according to ‘The Boss’

The gospel according to ‘The Boss’

THE BOSS' GOSPEL: Bruce Springsteen's religious overtones will be examined in a new Rutgers class. Photo: Associated Press

Rutgers University has announced plans to offer a class examining the Biblical references and religious overtones of more than 4 decades of songs by “The Boss.”

The New Jersey school will offer the class examining the theology of Bruce Springsteen songs as a freshman seminar, Rolling Stone reports.

The course will be taught by a Rutgers religion professor and self-professed Springsteen fan.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Hundreds Turn Out in Chatham to Talk Water

Chatham2

Complaints about water quality in Chatham pour in

in Local

Some Want Rail Crossing “Quiet Zones”

railroad

3rd Street corridor too noisy for some residents

in Local

Lincoln Library Receives Sizable Gift

lincoln library

Estate of local icon provides large gift to public library for upgrades

in Local

Topinka Honored, Remembered in Memorial Service

FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2002 file photo, Illinois state Treasurer Judy Baar Topinka participates in a Republican campaign rally in Springfield, Ill. Topinka, who won a second term for state comptroller in November 2014, died early Wednesday morning, Dec. 10, 2014, less than 24 hours after having a stroke, according to her office. She was 70. Topinka previously served three terms as Illinois state treasurer, was a former Illinois GOP chairwoman and ran for governor in 2006.

Friends, family, and politicians bid their final farewell to Judy Baar Topinka.

in Local

Deliberations Begin in IDPH Grant Fraud Case

dingle

A federal jury has started deliberating on whether a Chicago businessman and his wife stole $3.4 million they received in Illinois state grant funds.