And it is this joy of expectation and this expectation of joy that are expressed...– For the Life of the World, Alexander Schmemann Anyone with an interest in aesthetics could quibble with Schmemann a bit here over the utility and necessity of beauty. It IS necessary for life as we want to live it. It IS useful for a host of things, not least breaking us out of our...
[F]rom its very beginning Christianity has been the proclamation of joy, of the...– For the Life of the World, Alexander Schmemann
With no serious opposition left, former Massachusetts Gov. Robmey easily won...– Ky. sends message with Presidential primary vote
If your congregation sings only Hillsong choruses, then their emotional...– Faith and Theology: Psalms for all seasons: a contemporary psalter (via gmd)
Homer, for example, makes men better than they are; Cleophon as they are;...– Poetics by Aristotle
…the beauty of of the evolution of the inanimate world from the Big Bang...– Is There a God? Richard Swinburne I like it when Swinburne lets out the teeny tiny little bit of poetry inside him (normally with regard to the natural world). Wish he did more of this in his writing.
ON ‘GODSPELL’: The first act appears almost totally random....– Godspell: Notes for Directors