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Christian Contemporary Music

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Christian Contemporary Music

Christian Contemporary Music

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Whether it's pop or rap, grunge or metal, rock or hip-hop, Christian music today can be found in every genre bringing entertainment to the faithful — and faith to entertainment. Join NPR's Neal Conan and his guests to discuss the business, the art and the success of music with a message.

Guests:

Jay Howard
*Co-author of Apostles of Rock: The Splintered World of Contemporary Christian Music
*Associate professor of sociology at Indiana University/Purdue University-Columbus
*Former Christian radio disc jockey

Jay Swartzendruber
*CCM (Contemporary Christian Music) Magazine managing editor

Jim Bryson
*Keyboardist for a popular Christian pop band called Mercy Me!

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