Tag: Hymns

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    “I’ve been singing the Messiah for a long time, so it’s very familiar music to me. We do our rehearsals, and we also then reflect ourselves individually about what the music means to us,” says Kenneth E. Chadwick, a member of the Fairlington United Methodist Church choir. “The singing is an important part of my experience of my faith.” More

    December 19, 2014 | Comments

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    The elite St. Olaf Choir is considered a pioneer in America’s a capella choral tradition, and for more than 100 years St. Olaf College, a small Lutheran college in Northfield, Minnesota, has held a Christmas musical festival that is known and loved around the world. More

    December 20, 2013 | Comments

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    The conductor of the St. Olaf Choir suggests that music “will somehow seep into the bodies of those performing and certainly those who are hearing, and if it makes them reflect and they think differently about themselves and the people with whom they live day in and day out and how they lead their lives, then I think we’ve done our job.” More

    December 20, 2013 | Comments

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    Read an interview with the Rev. Fleming Rutledge, preacher and author of THE UNDOING OF DEATH (Eerdmans), a collection of sermons for Holy Week and Easter, conducted by RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY Editor, Missy Daniel. More

    April 19, 2013 | Comments

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    “Hymnody touches people so much because most people learn hymns when they are children, and then it reminds them of something…Hymns that represent this ideal of the afterlife—that’s the world I love.” More

    February 8, 2013 | Comments

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    Generations of African slaves found a powerful way of singing through suffering in spirituals that were rooted in biblical stories and images. More

    May 4, 2012 | Comments

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    Father Larry Janowski says the new, more literal translation of the words of the Mass from the original Latin are “like sawdust in the mouth. They’re difficult to say.” More

    December 2, 2011 | Comments

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    “I don’t sing like a showman,” says the famous baritone who began singing in 1947 for evangelist Billy Graham’s crusade ministry. “That’s the opposite of the way I feel.” More

    February 11, 2011 | Comments

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    Read more of Kim Lawton’s interview about Advent and Christmas services of lessons and carols with the Rev. Canon Victoria Sirota of the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine in New York City. More

    December 3, 2010 | Comments

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    Read more of Kim Lawton’s interview about Advent and Christmas services of lessons and carols with the Rev. Canon Victoria Sirota of the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine in New York City.

    December 18, 2009 | Comments

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