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Wishing you all a happy pink-candle Advent week on my blog’s name day, and reflecting on the incarnation of Zechariah’s text in joyful performances like this one. Rejoice!
I’ve read that in the early and medieval church, describing a woman as a virgin wasn’t so much about the state of her hymen as her autonomous personhood. Especially in a patriarchy, for a woman to be other-than-a-wife set her … Continue reading
Haligweorc writes on Basic Disciplines for [Anglican] Liturgical Worship, Part II, but makes several generally-applicable points. I especially liked this bit: Check the psalms. Does it really say, “Let the sea thunder and all that is in it; let the … Continue reading
At the end of his post on praying with the psalms in times of sorrow, Richard Beck articulates (one of the reasons) why I cry at church: Because, like I said above, I’ve seen how these psalms of praise are … Continue reading
Symphonia: A Critical Edition of the Symphonia Armonie Celestium Revelationum by Hildegard of Bingen Another lovely book of poetry by a saint who is not as well known as she should be. Barbara Newman, the translator, presents Hildegard’s Latin text … Continue reading