Thanks so much for introducing me to Clarence Jordan. My pastor has loaned me a copy of Jordan’s “translation” of Matthew and John and, because of the intro by Tom Key, I am listening to Harry Chapin’s soundtrack now… My musical and literary education were sorely lacking. Is the musical still being performed on occasion? We have a small “pocket theater” that would be a perfect venue for a mini-revival… And, more importantly, has anyone attempted to update the Cotton Patch gospel (or the musical) for inner-city and third-world present realities and contemporary rhythms?
Jan 21 2009
Cotton Patch gospels
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