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TCC Playlist: Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing by Sufjan Stevens

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Sufjan Stevens

Sufjan Stevens is an Anglo-Catholic. He said in an interview with Quietus, “I think the Good News is about grace and hope and love and a relinquishing of self to God.” Read more and listen to this Advent hymn after the jump:

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TCC Playlist: John My Beloved and Drawn to the Blood by Sufjan Stevens

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Sufjan Stevens

“Jesus I need you be near me.”

In his haunting new album “Carrie and Lowell” Sufjan Stevens sings about death, loss and faith. On “John the Beloved” he sings, “Jesus, I need you be near me, come shield me.” Listen while you drive home from work after the jump:

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TCC Playlist: No Shade in the Shadow of the Cross by Sufjan Stevens

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Sufjan Stevens

On his record, Carrie & Lowell, Sufjan Stevens, responds to the death of his mother in 2012. Stevens never knew his mother, she suffered from depression, schizophrenia and alcoholism, and left when he was a child. Still, he fell apart after her death. Read his interview about the album, and his Christian faith in PitchforkTrue Myth. Listen to “No Shade in the Shadow of the Cross” after the jump. There is one expletive.

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TCC Playlist: The Transfiguration by Sufjan Stevens

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Anyone who has ever seen Sufjan Stevens perform live knows that he plays upwards of a dozen instruments, loves to experiment with different styles of music, and doesn’t seem to take himself too seriously. He may also be indie-rock’s most eligible Anglo-Catholic bachelor. He said in an interview with Quietus, “I think the Good News is about grace and hope and love and a relinquishing of self to God.” Read more and listen to his music after the jump:

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