EDITORS’ NOTE: As the year draws to a close, it’s a time of reflection. This week, Religion News Service is proud to highlight several top stories by our staff, including this look at the late, surprisingly Christian, singer Prince on the April anniversary of his 2016 death.
(RNS) When Prince died a year ago, he was called a game changer, an iconoclast, an innovator and a sex god by critics, fellow musicians, friends and fans.
But one word lost in the grief and shock was “Christian.”
Prince Rogers Nelson, whose 40 albums and 100 singles sold over 100 million records worldwide,