Who was Johnny Cash? Rock star? Preacher? Drug addict?
Saint? In truth, the Man in Black lived long and hard
enough to embody all of these—and much more. He
was a musical legend, a one-of-a-kind communicator,
an American icon—but someone that could never be
Cash's faith in God was no different: "I'm still
a Christian, as I have been all my life," he once said.
"Beyond that I get complicated." Cash's faith
was raw, challenged, broken, and messy. But it was real. Unlike
any other book written about Johnny Cash, The Man Comes
Around chronicles with vivid details the highs and lows that
took place during this man's life-long spiritual journey.
It illuminates the deep, unending love he had for his
music, his wife, and his God.
Painstakingly researched and adorned with vivid, narrative detail,
The Man Comes Around shows the impact this American
legend has made not only in American music, but in eternity.
After hearing his story, you'll never hear his music the same again.
Dave Urbanski is a writer, music critic, and editor. After receiving
his master's degree in English and American Literature, he spent
several years writing for the Philadelphia Inquirer and Chicago Tribune.
He then became editor of Youthworker Jorunal and is now book development
director at Youth Specialites, Inc., which provides resources for Christian