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The gospel according to ‘The Boss’

The gospel according to ‘The Boss’

THE BOSS' GOSPEL: Bruce Springsteen's religious overtones will be examined in a new Rutgers class. Photo: Associated Press

Rutgers University has announced plans to offer a class examining the Biblical references and religious overtones of more than 4 decades of songs by “The Boss.”

The New Jersey school will offer the class examining the theology of Bruce Springsteen songs as a freshman seminar, Rolling Stone reports.

The course will be taught by a Rutgers religion professor and self-professed Springsteen fan.

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