Andrew Brown is both a jazz musician and a Unitarian and radical Christian minister. He has written No Image – No Passion or how practising rock and roll moves in the mirror taught me the value of imitation:
. . . merely desiring the fruits of a liberal religion without at the same time seriously seeking to follow a religious exemplar means you will never get a real grip on what you need to be doing in the life of the spirit. Everything will remain terribly unfocussed and unfulfilling. There will be no attainment and progression.