Daily Archives: December 17, 2010

Leithart on the necessity of poetry

If poetry is low on our cultural priorities, it will likely mean that the Bible is as well. But the way forward is to start with the Bible not with poetry. Put the Bible back in play, and poetry will … Continue reading

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Twentieth Day of Advent

LUKE 2:17–20 17Now when they had seen Him, they made widely known the saying which was told them concerning this Child. 18And all those who heard it marveled at those things which were told them by the shepherds. 19But Mary kept all … Continue reading

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The First Light

First light After all the false dawns, who is this who unerringly paints the first rays in their true colours? We have kept vigil with owls when the occult noises of the night fell tauntingly silent and a breeze got up as … Continue reading

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