U2 at 40: How Bono's band became icons of rock by singing about God
Via Premier ChristianityOn Saturday, 25th September 1976, four teenagers decided to get together to make music. Forty years of faith-fuelled songs later, Steve Stockman charts the spiritual journey of Saint Bono and his band.
When the annals of 20th and 21st Century Church history are written, many heroes of the faith will make the pages. Billy Graham, Mother Teresa and Pope Francis will be among those heralded as saints who changed the global face of Christianity. But the historians would be remiss if they didn't also include the one rock band who, over the course of 40 years, have used the currency of their fame to literally change the world, and have done it from the foundation of a Christian faith.