Seven Gems from Calvary by Anthony Esolen

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Seven Gems from Calvary

by Anthony Esolen

When people ask me how they can bring back into their lives and their worship some of our great heritage of Christian art, music, and poetry, I ask them instead why they would hesitate to do something, anything, to make it happen. Suppose you knew that in your attic was a chest filled with photographs of Lincoln, Grant, Sherman, Sheridan, and Lee, taken by Matthew Brady. Suppose there were also letters written and signed by the president, unknown to scholars, and a daguerreotype of him dated March 1865, also unknown. Surely you would pack up provisions a . . .