Archive: Nov 2012



The Rabbit Room Podcast: “It Was Not a Silent Night”

By The Rabbit Room

In which Russ Ramsey reads “It Was Not a Silent Night,” Chapter 21 of his book Behold the Lamb of God: An Advent Narrative.

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The New World and the New World

By S. D. Smith

Every year we transition from Thanksgiving to Advent, a strange segue in many ways. But there’s at least one thread that passes through these very different celebrations.

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Giving Thanks

By The Rabbit Room

G.K. Chesterton:

“The worst moment for an atheist is when he feels a profound sense of gratitude and has no one to thank.”

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Marc Cohn’s Moment of Grace

By Andrew Peterson

Last week Jamie and I sat in a small, classy theater in downtown Franklin, Tennessee and listened as one of the finest songwriters in America blew my mind.

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With Bach’s Resolve

By Sarah Clarkson

Elbows on the stainless steel kitchen counter at a recent weekend retreat, I listened enrapt to a high school violinist describe his experience of music. With the waving arms and burning eyes of a poet or Read More ›

What’s in a Title?

By Justin Gerard

This is an excellent painting. The lighting, the composition, the execution—they’re all excellent. I look at it and don’t know what is going on exactly, but I love it. I want to know more about it. I want to know what compelled the painter to make this image.

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Where Babies Come From: The Gospel Uses of Comedy

By Jonathan Rogers

[Editor’s note: This post is adapted from Jonathan Rogers’s portion of the Hutchmoot 2012 session entitled “The Gospel Uses of Comedy.”]

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