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36.5—Sept/Oct, 2023

Faithfulness in a Time of Trouble

by Ken Myers

36.5—Sept/Oct, 2023

Keys of the King

by Donald T. Williams

36.5—Sept/Oct, 2023

Our Angelic Defenders

by Anthony Esolen

36.4—Jul/Aug, 2023

Searching for Hope

A Tale Told in Music

by Calvin Stapert

36.4—Jul/Aug, 2023

Praise Everlasting, Rest Eternal

by Ken Myers

36.4—Jul/Aug, 2023

Songs at Twilight

on Scottish Gaelic & the End of All Good Things

by Daniel Witt

36.3—May/Jun, 2023

All of Us Sparrows

“His Eye Is on the Sparrow”

by Anthony Esolen

36.3—May/Jun, 2023

Neglected Bohemian Treasures

Antonín Dvořák's Mass in D Major

by Ken Myers

36.1—Jan/Feb, 2023

The Victorious King

The Hymn for the Vespers of Epiphany, Hostis Herodes impie

by Anthony Esolen

36.1—Jan/Feb, 2023

Gifts for a Baby King

“Three Kings” Music

by Ken Myers

35.6—Nov/Dec, 2022

Injunction to Joy

George Philipp Telemann (1681-1767)

by Ken Myers

35.6—Nov/Dec, 2022

Triune Home

“O Father All Creating” by John Ellerton (1876)

by Anthony Esolen

35.5—Sept/Oct, 2022

The Church with Psalms Must Shout

by Ken Myers

35.5—Sept/Oct, 2022

For His Glory

on the Purpose of Salvation According to Jesus & Paul

by Donald T. Williams

35.4—Jul/Aug, 2022

Marching Together

by Anthony Esolen

35.4—Jul/Aug, 2022

Into His Marvelous Light

The Light of Life Oratorio by Edward Elgar

by Ken Myers

35.3—May/Jun, 2022

Beatific Hearing

On the Magnificat

by Ken Myers

35.3—May/Jun, 2022

Supra Sonics

on God's World Through the Ears of a Movie Sound Editor

by Harry M. Cheney

35.3—May/Jun, 2022

The Shores Beyond

Saint Anatolius's Fierce Was the Wild Billow

by Anthony Esolen

34.3—May/June, 2021

A Hymn for His Courts

"Pleasant Are Thy Courts Above" by Henry Francis Lyte (1834

by Anthony Esolen

34.3—May/June, 2021

Inspired with Godly Mirth

Handel's Chandos Anthems

by Ken Myers

34.2—March/April, 2021

Renewing Our Inheritance

Bach's St. John Passion by the Bach Collegium Japan

by Ken Myers

33.5—September/October, 2020

With a Merry Noise

Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)

by Ken Myers

33.4—July/August, 2020

Cantor of Seville

Francisco Guerrero (1528-1599)

by Ken Myers

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)

by Ken Myers

33.2—March/April, 2020

With Mary & a Cloud of Witnesses

Reflecting on Songs for Holy Week

by Ken Myers

33.1—January/February, 2020

More on Music

by Kathie Johnson

33.1—January/February, 2020

Master of Majesty & Lament

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

by Ken Myers

33.1—January/February, 2020

Godward Bound

by Anthony Esolen

32.6—November/December, 2019

A Methodist Youth

Christian Faith & Formation in Rural Alabama

by Maclin Horton

32.5—September/October, 2019

Charles Villiers Stanford's Gifts

Ancient Hymns Re-imagined by a Beloved Irish Composer

by Ken Myers

32.4—July/August, 2019

His Sweet Name

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

by Anthony Esolen

32.4—July/August, 2019

Not Just a One-Hit Wonder

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

by Ken Myers

32.3—May/June, 2019

A Recovered Beauty

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

by Ken Myers

32.3—May/June, 2019

Light of Light

The Liturgy of the Hours

by Anthony Esolen

32.2—March/April, 2019

The Depths of Solemn Grandeur

Worship is a Discipline that Demands a Well of Aesthetic Resource

by Ken Myers

32.2—March/April, 2019

Voices Uplifted

The Spiritual & Sacramental Choir of the Body of Christ

by Christopher Hoyt

32.2—March/April, 2019

Hymns Ascending

See, the Lord Ascends in Triumph

by Anthony Esolen

31.6—November/December, 2018

Ancient Maranatha Music

Three Cantatas for Thoughtful Advent Reflection

by Ken Myers

31.5—September/October, 2018

The Wedding Guest

O Father All Creating

by Anthony Esolen

31.5—September/October, 2018

Affective Devotion

on Church Music as Facilitating Worship

by James A. Altena

31.5—September/October, 2018

The Beauty of Many as One

Musical Counterpoint as an Analogy to the Trinitarian Life

by Ken Myers

31.3—May/June, 2018

Festal Joy

This Is the Hour of Banquet and of Song

by Anthony Esolen

31.3—May/June, 2018

Musical Chains of Gold

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

by Ken Myers

31.2—March/April, 2018

The Work of the Bee

Musical Borrowings & Trinitarian Echoes

by Christopher Hoyt

31.1—January/February, 2018

The First Blood

Victis sibi cognomina

by Anthony Esolen

31.1—January/February, 2018

A Melodious Life

How Polyphony & the Cantus Firmus Can Illuminate Integrity

by Lauris C. Kaldjian

31.1—January/February, 2018

At Play in the House of the Lord

The Spiritual Qualities of Mozart

by Ken Myers

30.6—Nov/Dec, 2017

What Was Done Before

by Anthony Esolen

30.6—Nov/Dec, 2017

Taught by Melodious Sonnets

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

by Ken Myers

25.2—March/April, 2012

Fast & See That the Lord Is Good

by Anthony Esolen

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