Bob Kurland, Ph.D.

Lectio Divina Set to Music:
Brahms’ German Requiem

I have written elsewhere about music as another road to adoration, but in this post I’d like to focus on music as a way to illuminate Scripture.   My wife and I attended a performance of Brahms “Ein Deutsche Requiem”

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Donald R. McClarey

Nuts

Yeah, Trump has most definitely driven some people crazy, for example Jill Abrahamson, former New York Times executive editor:   It’s easy to look at what’s happening in Washington DC and despair. That’s why I carry a little plastic Obama

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Donald R. McClarey

Mandarins

Truth: Angelo Codevilla, professor emeritus at Boston University, noted that “America is now ruled by a uniformly educated class of persons that occupies the commanding heights of the bureaucracy, of the judiciary, education, the media, and of large corporations, and

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Donald R. McClarey

INIQUIS AFFLICTISQUE

Continuing our Lenten look at great Encyclicals, we come to INIQUIS AFFLICTISQUE, the condemnation of the Mexican government of the Catholic Church issued by Pope Pius XI on November 18, 1926.  The ongoing persecution of the Church had led to

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