Genesis and Other Storytelling

The day before yesterday, I learned that a friend of mine had previously interviewed Tony Banks and chatted with other members of the band Genesis, of which he is a huge fan. Yesterday, the Genesis album The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway was the focus of an article that came to my attention in The [Read More...]

Welcome Back My Friends to the Carnival That Never Ends

Jeff Carter has posted this month’s Biblical Studies carnival – click through to see it! Here’s the song by Emerson, Lake, and Palmer, Karn Evil 9, that his title (and thus mine) alludes to: The post-apocalyptic overtones are ever so appropriate. But Jeff’s carnival is full throughout with different carnival-themed music. You definitely want to [Read More...]

Judas Scariot (Rick Wakeman)

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Xylon (The Tree) by Kerry Livgren

  Lyrics: There’s a garden in the valley There’s a beauty I could never conceive In this paradise I dream of I have known it though it’s never been seen I remember I was falling Someone took me by the hand I was burning in the sunlight Now in the shade I stand (Chorus) The [Read More...]

#ProgGOD 2 is Live!

Tony Jones noted that the second collection of blog posts approaching how progressive Christians think about God is live on the Patheos web site. It includes my own contribution to the discussion as well as many others. And just in case anyone thought the reference to “prog god” had something to do with a different [Read More...]

Seatrain – Song of Job

I had no idea that the Book of Job had been turned into a song, much less a 1970s style progressive rock song. But a recent discussion on Facebook drew the band Seatrain and their “Song of Job” to my attention. Here it is: [Read more...]

From Revelation to Genesis

Different people have different choices when it comes to music for the apocalypse. The song I’ve chosen to share for the occasion (it is already May 21st in some parts of the world) is “Undertow” by the band Genesis, because of the appropriateness of some of the lyrics. [Read more...]


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