When East Meets West
Monday, December 11, 2017
A response to Bradley Nassif's suggestions for Protestant and Orthodox communion. P rospects for church fellowship between the Orthodox Church and churches with roots in the 16th century Reformation have been and continue to be distant at best. This is not...
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Handel’s Messiah: A Brilliant Blend of Transcendence and Transgression
Sunday, December 10, 2017
How the composer (and his lesser-known collaborator) wedded Scripture and music in daring new ways. F or many of us, Handel’s Messiah has transcended its place as a great work of art and has taken on the status of an almost canonical spiritual text....
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How the Coming of the Son Brings Hope to the Fatherless
Sunday, December 10, 2017
An overlooked prophecy points to the family togetherness we crave at Christmas. We tell two stories around Christmas. One is Christian, while the other is mostly sentimental. The first story begins (at least in the Gospel of Luke) with an elderly priest...
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