Bono, U2's lead singer, has spent the last several years urging Christians to support the human rights causes. While the Irishman has been eager not to call himself a Christian (he says he’d “like to be” one), he nevertheless became for many Christians a symbol of integrating art, faith, and global engagement.
- Faith without the Christian rock label
Greg Garrett, a professor at Baylor University and author of We Get to Carry Each Other: The Gospel According to U2, suggests Christian rock has become a toxic phrase in pop “for a good reason." (Houston Chronicle)
- U2: faith in the ear of the hearer
"When you do a search of which band has the most biblical allusions and spiritual themes, U2 comes up as number one.” (Atlanta-Journal Constitution)