Tuesday , May 24 2022

Religion

Sunrise, Sunset, and the Burning Bush

The other day, we observed the winter solstice. The day with the fewest hours of sunlight in the calendar year—the longest, darkest night. I happen to live 100 feet above the Lake Michigan shore, and I am often treated to beautiful sunrises if I get up early enough–the beauty of …

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Music Review: Cappella Romana – ‘The Lost Voices of Hagia Sophia’ (CD + Blu-ray)

Hagia Sophia dome

This remarkable new recording from the choir Cappella Romana uses digital processing to recreate Byzantine chant as worshipers in Hagia Sophia would have heard it.

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Movie Review: ‘Regarding the Case of Joan of Arc’

'Regarding the Case of Joan of Arc' works out to be a metaphor for the current radicalization of Republican Christians in the USA, especially their hardcore faction and those advocating the use of violence to restore their alleged supremacy.

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