articles by Ken Myers

33.5 — September/October 2020

With a Merry Noise

Orlando Gibbons (15831625)

33.4 — July/August 2020

Cantor of Seville

Francisco Guerrero (1528-1599)

33.3 — May/June 2020

Consolation in Death

Bach's Cantata BWV 106, Gottes Zeit ist die allerbesteZeit (God's time is the very best time)

33.2 — March/April 2020

With Mary & a Cloud of Witnesses

Reflecting on Songs for Holy Week

33.1 — January/February 2020

Master of Majesty & Lament

On the Work and Legacy of Henry Purcell (1659-1695)

32.6 — November/December 2019

A Praetorius Christmas

The Musical Treasures of Michael Praetorius Hold Tremendous Liturgical Significance

32.5 — September/October 2019

Charles Villiers Stanford's Gifts

Ancient Hymns Re-imagined by a Beloved Irish Composer

32.4 — July/August 2019

Not Just a One-Hit Wonder

Hans Leo Hassler's Musical Corpus Communicates the "Divine Dance"

32.3 — May/June 2019

A Recovered Beauty

John Sheppard, Lost Music of the Sixteenth Century, and Love Made Audible

32.2 — March/April 2019

The Depths of Solemn Grandeur

Worship is a Discipline that Demands a Well of Aesthetic Resource

32.1 — January/February 2019

My Beloved Spake & Sang unto Me

The Divine and Rapturous Love Poetry in the Song of Songs

31.6 — November/December 2018

Ancient Maranatha Music

Three Cantatas for Thoughtful Advent Reflection

31.5 — September/October 2018

The Beauty of Many as One

Musical Counterpoint as an Analogy to the Trinitarian Life

31.3 — May/June 2018

Musical Chains of Gold

Music is More Than Pleasurable Sound—It Points Us to a Deeper Order

31.2 — March/April 2018

Eloquent Lamentation

The Sacred and Tragically Neglected Musical Repertoire of Orlande de Lassus

31.1 — January/February 2018

At Play in the House of the Lord

The Spiritual Qualities of Mozart

30.6 — Nov/Dec 2017

Taught by Melodious Sonnets

Familiar Christmas Hymns and More from Ralph Vaughan Williams—"Christian Agnostic"

30.5 — Sept/Oct 2017

Passionate Praise

Evolving Worldviews and Their Impact on the History of Western Music

30.4 — July/Aug 2017

The Harmony of Celestial Revelations

Symphonic Connection to God as Our Only Source of Life

30.3 — May/June 2017

A Mysterious Sense of Rightness

30.2 — March/April 2017

Artful Repentance

30.1 — Jan/Feb 2017

Bend Down Thy Gracious Ear

29.6 — Nov/Dec 2016

The Wondrous Mystery in Song

29.5 — Sept/Oct 2016

Trinitarian Love & Music

29.4 — July/August 2016

Echoes of Glory

29.3 — May/June 2016

Lyrical Shapes of Fatherly Love

29.2 — March/April 2016

Made Clean by His Body

29.1 — Jan/Feb 2016

The Fleeing of Sorrow

28.6 — Nov/Dec 2015

Wonder & Wandering

28.5 — Sept/Oct 2015

Schütz: Baroque Before Bach

28.4 — July/Aug 2015

Heaven's Bells

28.3 — May/June 2015

Mendelssohn, Memory & Melody

28.2 — March/April 2015

Christus Victoriae

28.1 — January/February 2015

The Sound of Perpetual Light

27.6 — Nov/Dec 2014

The Wonder of His Works

27.5 — Sept/Oct 2014

Bach to Basics

27.4 — July/August 2014

Howells' Continuum

27.3 — May/June 2014

A Tudor Tutorial

27.2 — March/April 2014

Melodious Order

Calvin Stapert's A New Song for an Old World: Musical Thought in the Early Church

27.1 — Jan/Feb 2014

It's a Wonderful World

George MacDonald & Phantastes

26.6 — Nov/Dec 2013

On Earth As It Is in Heaven

Heavenly Participation: The Weaving of a Sacramental Tapestry by Hans Boersma

26.5 — Sept/Oct 2013

Communicable Dis-ease

Thomas de Zengotita's Mediated: How the Media Shapes Your World and the Way You Live in It

26.4 — July/August 2013

Trinity & Modernity

Colin Gunton's The One, the Three and the Many: God, Creation and the Culture of Modernity

26.3 — May/June 2013

The Lost Sense of Learning

Poetic Knowledge: The Recovery of Education by James S. Taylor

26.2 — Mar/Apr 2013

Mission Conversion

Foolishness to the Greeks by Lesslie Newbigin

26.1 — Jan/Feb 2013

Recognition of Disconnection

What Are People For by Wendell Berry

25.6 — Nov/Dec 2012

Easter & Ethics

Oliver O'Donovan's Resurrection and Moral Order: An Outline for Evangelical Ethics

25.5 — Sept/Oct 2012

The Five Books of Peterson

Christ Plays in Ten Thousand Places: A Conversation in Spiritual Theology by Eugene Peterson

25.4 — July/August 2012

Image & Reality

An Antique Drum: The World as Image by Thomas Howard

25.3 — May/June 2012

Musical Measures

James Gaines's Evening in the Palace of Reason: Bach Meets Frederick the Great in the Age of Enlightenment

25.2 — March/April 2012

What's God Got to Do with It?

Craig Gay's The Way of the (Modern) World: Or, Why It's Tempting to Live As If God Doesn't Exist

24.6 — Nov/Dec 2011

The Tyranny of Tolerance

A. J. Conyers's The Long Truce: How Toleration Made the World Safe for Power and Profit

24.5 — Sept/Oct 2011

Leisure Suits Us

On Josef Pieper's Leisure, the Basis of Culture

24.4 — July/August 2011

Bobos, but Not Paradise

Daniel Bell's The Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism

24.3 — May/June 2011

No Time Like the Present

Gilbert Meilaender's The Taste for the Other: The Social and Ethical Thought of C. S. Lewis

24.2 — March/April 2011

Distant Recall

Colin Gunton's Enlightenment and Alienation: An Essay Towards a Trinitarian Theology

24.1 — January/February 2011

Who Strangled God?

James Turner's Without God, Without Creed: The Origins of Unbelief in America

23.6 — November/December 2010

Speaking of Casual

John McWhorter's Doing Our Own Thing: The Degradation of Language and Music and Why We Should, Like, Care

23.5 — September/October 2010

Irrigating Deserts

The Abolition of Man by C. S. Lewis

23.4 — July/August 2010

Ecclesia Americana

Nathan O. Hatch's The Democratization of American Christianity

23.3 — May/June 2010

Twilight Sage

T. S. Eliot's Christianity and Culture

23.2 — March/April 2010

Musical Reprise

Who Needs Classical Music? Cultural Choice and Musical Value by Julian Johnson

23.1 — January/February 2010

Metaphysical Dream Weaver

Richard Weaver's Ideas Have Consequences

22.8 — November/December 2009

Emotion Sickness

Todd Gitlin's Media Unlimited: How the Torrent of Images and Sounds Overwhelms Our Lives

22.7 — September/October 2009

Art & Idolatry

Jacques Barzun's The Use and Abuse of Art

22.6 — July/August 2009

Waiting for Epimenides

St. Paul's letter to Titus

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