tallis evening hymn

d r a f t https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q6qUR6vtggM xxx Harmonia Sacra, 333b (26th ed., Goshen, Ind., 2008). Melody in tenor. xxx Lord Jesus Christ, to Thee We Pray (Tallis' Evening Hymn) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_bpz6k0IgA Lord Jesus Christ, to Thee We Pray (Tallis' Evening Hymn) Text by: Martin Luther Translated by: William M Reynolds 1849 Tune: Tallis' Evening Hymn by: … Continue reading tallis evening hymn

From the first days of the pandemic! A couple of monkey-see, monkey-do tutorials for Zoom classes I can understand

d r a f t I'm not sure how much of this applies to an adult bible study group, but a self-described "classroom teacher turned curriculum developer" put a primer up on Facebook at the end of March and beginning of April 2020, when teachers everywhere had to adapt to online instruction in a hurry … Continue reading From the first days of the pandemic! A couple of monkey-see, monkey-do tutorials for Zoom classes I can understand

Our Christmas letter, 2021

Copied from Debi's blog Seriously Seeking Answers (while you're there, take a look around -- she explores "religion, personal choices and the meaning of life with fellow travelers," interspersed with recipes, nature photography around Springfield and cat pictures). Picture at the top of the post shows our sunroom decked out for the season with a … Continue reading Our Christmas letter, 2021

Notes & quotes: Heather Cox Richardson

Verbatim quotes from interviews with Heather Cox Richardson of Boston College pointing up parallels between the 1850s and the crisis of American democracy today ... also the parallel between Christian nationalism and "illiberal/Christian democracy" in Hungary today Mass Humanities (interview) "What Was at Stake in Our History," interview with Michelle Wilson, Mass Humanities, Aug. 24, … Continue reading Notes & quotes: Heather Cox Richardson

For future reference — Haaretz article on archaeological dig at basilica in Ashdod

d r a f t Pix and links to a Twitter thread by a scholar at the University of Iowa who specializes on the role of women in the early Christian church, w/ preliminary reaction to the dig's potential significance: Screen shot, Dr. Sarah Bond's Twitter thread on deaconesses. Notes and excerpts from Haaretz article … Continue reading For future reference — Haaretz article on archaeological dig at basilica in Ashdod

The flesh is swelling, but the spirit … is looking up folk remedies for gout on the internet (with a cherry on top).

Etching after G.M. Woodward, 1801 (Wikimedia Commons). So what's this doing on a spirituality blog? Only this: Yesterday a doctor told me he thinks I have may have gout. At this point it's more of a hunch than a diagnosis, and there are other suspects in the lineup. But I got on the internet and … Continue reading The flesh is swelling, but the spirit … is looking up folk remedies for gout on the internet (with a cherry on top).

Upon this chipotle I will build my church and Covid shall not prevail against it — the Gospel according to St. AutoCorrect

A bit of levity on a grim topic Friday afternoon ... brought to you by one of those automatic spell-checking devices. And a moral to the story -- It's fun to have fun with typos, but we all need to be vaxxed. It started with a notice on the Capitol Fax blog, a portal maintained … Continue reading Upon this chipotle I will build my church and Covid shall not prevail against it — the Gospel according to St. AutoCorrect