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Daniel Amos – Stone Away

Rediscovering a song that has rolled around in my head for two decades without my really paying attention to the lyrics. For that, Terry, I am sorry. Terry Scott Taylor is one of the most talented musicians and songwriters out there. So to know that an artist has put so much thought and clearly prayer and anguish into his work and to just let it wash over… Well, let’s just say I have always appreciated […]

The Author of the Story by Daniel Amos

I just ordered the latest album from this incredible group. Daniel Amos, if you have not heard of them, has been around since the 80s and is one of the most creative and consistent (in quality if not regularity of publications) groups I still follow. I hesitate to categorize them as “CCM,” but there is no doubt they have never hidden their faith. In fact, what makes them a group and Terry Taylor a lyricist […]

Daniel Amos is on Tour

Some of my readers may remember Daniel Amos, one of the earliest Jesus groups from the 70s and one of the few still around. Granted, it has been more than 10 years since they have toured and that long since their last original album, Mr. Buechner’s Dream. Still, they are alive and kicking and making great music. I am very excited to be able to see them in person. *DANIEL AMOS ON TOUR* 2011 Tour […]

Alternative Christmas Music 2018

A few years ago I shared about Over the Rhine‘s Christmas music. It is a little bit melancholy and a lot of gorgeous. I shared then that I had found one of my all time favorite Christmas albums from 1988, “A Broken Christmas,” was and still is on iTunes. There are quite a few albums that I enjoy this time of year that are not the usual Christmas fare and I thought I would share some […]

Christmas: The day your heart became Bethlehem

Sermon for Christmas Eve 2016 — St. Bartholomew’s, Nashville. The audio is available here. Nativity of the Lord – Proper I (December 24, 2016) First reading Isaiah 9:2-7 Psalm Psalm 96 Second reading Titus 2:11-14 Gospel Luke 2:1-14, (15-20) Isa. 9:6 For a child has been born for us, a son given to us; authority rests upon his shoulders; and he is named Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. This night, December […]

Dig Here Said the Angel, by Daniel Amos

“We’ll All Know Soon Enough”

I have written about and shared this album before (hard to believe almost 2 years ago now), but I have been listening to it while traveling this week. Just an incredible reflection on mortality and faith. This song is particularly powerful, if perhaps cryptic. We’ll All Know Soon Enough from the album “Dig Here Said the Angel” Music by Daniel Amos, Words by T.S. Taylor ©2013 Shape of Air Music We were anxious for our […]

On the movie “Noah” and the film critic you should follow

I first “met” Peter Chattaway on an old school listserv for Daniel Amos, one of my favorite bands. He is a very accomplished film critic from the Great White North and is well worth following to read his take on movies, theology, and culture. (Be sure to check out his tear down of Star Trek: Not the Wrath of Khan, but really, It Is.) He has a number of articles about Noah, apparently a new movie […]

Dig Here Said the Angel, by Daniel Amos

Another look at the afterlife, this time in music

My last entry was about envisioning heaven, the resurrection, and all that. It came about as a coincidence of my speaking with a colleague on the subject and then reading an interesting interview with Marilynne Robinson that touched on the subject. Another coincidence is my receiving the most recent (and first in 12 years) album from Daniel Amos Dig Here Said the Angel. I have written a bit before about this group that began in the […]

Finding the Lost Dogs

The previous post regarding Daniel Amos put me in mind of another great group whose concert I attended, The Lost Dogs. I had posted this piece on my old site in the summer of 2004, but never at Targuman. So, for your enjoyment, a reflection on Christian music and growing up. I was lost on the twisting, narrow state routes of Pennsylvania and cursing all the while that I would be late, but I was finally going […]