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Inspired by the music of Hamilton, Andy Pokel wrote and produced a hip-hop album on the life of Martin Luther called HERE I STAND. Photo credit: Steve Silverman

Martin Luther’s writings have been compared to a half-century of renowned scholars, reformers and religious leaders. But it’s likely that until now no one has ever compared the author of the 95 Theses to artist Kanye West. Enter Andy Pokel, lifelong Lutheran, musician and producer, follower of Luther—and hip-hop fan. Pokel, like millions of others, […]

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