What Religious Critics Are Saying About Kanye West’s “Yeezus”


Kanye West gives us a lot to talk about with Yeezus. With what is probably his heaviest, most controversial album yet, Kanye manages to aggressively force topics like racism, sexism, and religion into the conversation. Whatever you think of his motives for doing so, there's no denying that Kanye West sparked some important debate. We've heard from music journalists, bloggers, musicians, and fans, but we were wondering what religiously affiliated publications had to say about the album that so boldly declared itself Yeezus. Is the consensus that it's blasphemous and terrible? Is there any consensus at all?

Out of pure curiosity we did some digging. Here's what we found.


  • http://twitter.com/#!/PancakeMcKennz pancakemckennz

    It was nice to see at least half of the articles interpreted the music as just what it is: music. But those other writers need to calm down.

  • lolwutptbo

    can’t lie. #2 was kinda spot on.

  • Jimmy Crack Corn

    Kanye is part of the Black Isrealites & contributes his earnings to fund them.
    That is the reason for his loud, prejudice skirt wearing self.

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