God, Pain and the Love Song
Nick Cave - A Study of Love, Death and Apocalypse - Roland Boer
Roland Boer [+]
Renmin (People's) University of China, Beijing
Roland Boer is Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts at Renmin (People's) University of China, Beijing. His most recent books are In the Vale of Tears (2013) and Lenin, Religion, and Theology (2013).
As not all of Cave’s work concerns total depravity, apocalyptic and death, this chapter turns to the first of the two topics that at first sight appear slightly more positive – love and Christology. Therefore this chapter discusses the love song.