Daily Archives: July 15, 2016

An Introduction To The Songs Of Ascents: Part One

When the Psalms were compiled in the post-exilic period, there were a few areas of the Psalms where song cycles were placed.  In our contemporary age we are used to compilations and concept albums, so much so that we think … Continue reading

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25 Or 6 To 4

In 1970, the band Chicago [1], recorded a song about songwriting, namely about being an insomniac and writing songs in the middle of the night, with the somewhat odd title “25 Or 6 To 4.”  The song happens to be … Continue reading

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Book Review: The World Of Art

The World of Art, by Sandra A. Forty In many ways, this book tries to have the best of multiple worlds.  The art contained in this book is mostly painted by dead European men, but the introduction to the art … Continue reading

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