Loyola University Chicago

Student Diversity & Multicultural Affairs

Division of Student Development

Religion, Faith and Spirituality: Literature

Dyson, Michael Eric. Between God and Gangsta Rap. Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA; Reprint edition (January 30th, 1997)
Excerpt: "From where I stand now- as a committed preacher and public intellectual constantly analyzing and addressing the crises of black life-black culture is constantly being redefined between the force of religious identities and secular passions. Somewhere between god and gangsta rap.”