Daily Archives: December 4, 2012

Sing we Noël!

From the Crisis Magazine By Dr. Christopher O. Blum Speaking of his medieval ancestors and ours, d’Alembert once said that “Poetry for them was reduced to a puerile mechanism.” James Madison, echoing him, judged the result of fifteen centuries of … Continue reading

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A Hymn for Christmas written by today’s Saint John Damascene

Glory to God in the Highest (Δόξα ἐν ὑψίστοις θεῷ) Bethlehem rejoices! Hark the voices clear, Singing in the starlight Nearer and more near. Unto God be glory, Peace to men be given; This His will who dwelleth In the … Continue reading

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