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Illuminations

—Anthony Esolen on Christian Hymns

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32.5 — September/October 2019

Washed in the Blood


32.4 — July/August 2019

His Sweet Name

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee


32.3 — May/June 2019

Light of Light

The Liturgy of the Hours


32.2 — March/April 2019

Hymns Ascending

See, the Lord Ascends in Triumph


32.1 — January/February 2019

Seven Gems from Calvary

The Seven Words on the Cross


31.6 — November/December 2018

Come Unto Me

Come Unto Me, Ye Weary


31.5 — September/October 2018

The Wedding Guest

O Father All Creating


31.4 — July/August 2018

Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken


31.3 — May/June 2018

Festal Joy

This Is the Hour of Banquet and of Song


31.2 — March/April 2018

When Worship Goes Wrong


31.1 — January/February 2018

The First Blood

Victis sibi cognomina


30.6 — Nov/Dec 2017

What Was Done Before


30.5 — Sept/Oct 2017

How to Write a Hymn


30.4 — July/Aug 2017

All the Colors of the World

Sometimes a Light Surprises


30.3 — May/June 2017

Let's Learn the Craft


30.2 — March/April 2017

The Light of the Cross


29.6 — Nov/Dec 2016

The Advent of the Everlasting Day


29.5 — Sept/Oct 2016

Hymns of the Ages


29.4 — July/August 2016

Worship for the Weary


29.3 — May/June 2016

Loosened Tongues Employed


29.2 — March/April 2016

Loving Sacrifice


29.1 — Jan/Feb 2016

What Star Is This?


28.6 — Nov/Dec 2015

O Great Humility


28.5 — Sept/Oct 2015

To Hear the Bridegroom's Voice


28.4 — July/Aug 2015

Our Dear Land


28.3 — May/June 2015

Muddled Hymns


28.2 — March/April 2015

A Fast for the Feast


28.1 — January/February 2015

Schooled for Sacrifice


27.6 — Nov/Dec 2014

Love Came Down


27.5 — Sept/Oct 2014

What Did He Do?


27.4 — July/August 2014

Bread & Ruminations


27.3 — May/June 2014

A Circle of Grace


27.2 — March/April 2014

An Easter Trinity


27.1 — Jan/Feb 2014

And He Shall Purify


26.6 — Nov/Dec 2013

Like a Thief in the Night


26.5 — Sept/Oct 2013

The Lord of The Harvest


26.4 — July/August 2013

Patriot Dust


26.3 — May/June 2013

Our Quiet Lord


26.2 — Mar/Apr 2013

At the Cross of Jesus


26.1 — Jan/Feb 2013

A Musical Work of Mercy


25.6 — Nov/Dec 2012

Creator of the Stars of Night


25.5 — Sept/Oct 2012

Ascending & Descending Glory


25.4 — July/August 2012

A Song for a Nation


25.3 — May/June 2012

In the Key of Christ


25.2 — March/April 2012

Fast & See That the Lord Is Good


25.1 — Jan/Feb 2012

Songs of Thankfulness & Praise


24.6 — Nov/Dec 2011

In the Bleak Midwinter


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