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

Springfield Public Schools Look at Financing Options

Fresh
school board headquarters

Springfield Public Schools is putting a plan in place if state budget cuts end up meaning cutting at least two state aid payments.

in Local

Springfield CVB Nabs National “G.I. Joe” Convention

G

It's not unusual for Springfield to host conventions for collectors of certain types of memorabilia, but this is a first.

in Local

Sangamon Co. Authorities Investigate Jury Duty Scam

sangamon county sheriff

The Sangamon County Sheriff's Office is warning of a jury duty scam that's so far affected several people.

in Local

Poe Returns to House Chamber to Thunderous Applause

state_capitol_1

Poe is back in the saddle after being sidelined for months due to a blood disorder.

in Local

Meteorological Winter Ends; Illinois Was About Average

snow1

Winter is over -- at least for the people who study the weather.