I have always like the inspirational song, "I Can Only Imagine," made popular by the contemporary Christian group, "Mercy Me." While some popular Christian songs have lyrics that are problematic for Catholics (Mary Did You Know, anyone?) I never I never really considered the lyrics to this particular song problematic in anyway.And there isn't really a problem. But as the video above makes clear, there does exist a more Catholic way of looking at the lyrics of "I Can Only Imagine."
Friday, August 27, 2010
One of my favorite bloggers, Danielle Bean, had a really nice article at National Catholic Register titled "No Need to Imagine" about Mercy Me's song, "I Can Only Imagine" and the true presence. It starts off: