The Gay Dance Club as a Sanctuary
for Practicing Liberation Theology
Liberation is a practice, an insistently loving one, advanced every time people gather
to shake off judgment and open their arms to life. The songs enable the practice.
They are the conduits through which a superordinary current travels.
-- Ann Powers
see also Pulse: When Dancing is Political
and Fat Soul Manifesto
More articles with excerpts from Ann Powers of NPR
A Fluid Space in the Heart: Music Writing as Exploratory Theology
Claim Your Inner Chamelion: Process Theology and David Bowie
Popular Music as a Space for Healing: Fifteen Reasons to Listen
Spirit of My Silence: Sufjan Stevens, Ann Powers, and Alfred North Whitehead