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Vishal Reflects on Christmas

This is quoted from Vishal Mangalwadi‘s Christmas Newsletter: A year ago a great many Americans saw Candidate Obama as a Savior, so much so that he was prompted to humorously issue this clarification: “Contrary to the rumors you may have … Continue reading

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Spiritual Vaccuum Leads to Embrace of Premodern Religions

As Europe and America have become post Christian, they have turned to Modernism – Secularism. As they have come to experience the spiritual void of Atheistic-Materialism, they become Post-Modern. And what is Post-Modernism? Unfortunately, there has not been a return … Continue reading

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Music that Writes Culture, Part 4

In the second line, Watts says “Let earth receive her king.”  Note that the object of the first two lines has changed, from world to earth.  I don’t think this was a slip of the pen or poetic variation in … Continue reading

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Music that Writes Culture, Part 2

Like so many young people today, Isaac Watts (1674-1748.) was frustrated with the quality of the hymns at his church.  After one Sunday service, he complained to his father, who challenged Isaac that if he did not like the hymns, he … Continue reading

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