Ages 18+. Prince was a spiritual and musical enigma who sought to transcend race and gender through his words, music, and fashion. Raised Seventh-Day Adventist and later converting to Jehovah’s Witness, he expressed his faith in every aspect of his life. The course focuses on the life of Prince Rogers Nelson, the man. Email required with sign up to receive the virtual link to the class. Based on Theology & Prince by Rev. Katrina E. Jenkins and Jonathan Harwell
Topics may include: Prince’s ideas of the afterlife, race and social justice activism, veganism, and spiritual alter egos. Those interested in theology and popular culture, social justice, racial identity, LGBTQ+ studies, and gender studies, as well as Prince “fams,” will find new ways of viewing Prince’s old and new works. Select readings from the book will be provided free of charge; songs from Prince's catalog of music will be available, free of charge, for listening via YouTube.
If you are interested to purchase the book, it is available for purchase from the Rowman & Littlefield website: https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781978704176