A Church Musician's Journey with Amos

Paul Westermeyer

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 4/1/2008

Issue: Amos and Hosea (Vol. 28, No 2, Spring, 2008)

Amos’s famous diatribes against music and ritual make no sense as denunciations of worship itself. But they should continue to worry us profoundly as warnings against music and worship that anesthetize us against the justice that Amos calls for and that God requires.

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