But in the central message of the Gospels about the upside-down kingdom of God where the lowly are raised up, the poor fed and the broken-hearted mended, there is also room for Jesus himself to be ...
None of these impulses are uniquely Christian, or even religious. But hymns of praise and gratitude have been central to Jewish and Christian worship for millennia. In fact, they go back to one of ...
That history lives on in the Lindisfarne Gospels, the stunning illustrated manuscript produced at the priory in the early 8th Century. The Gospels are one of the great achievements of the Anglo ...
What are the theological purposes of the narratives about, for example, the birth of Jesus in the gospels of Matthew and Luke? Is the story about Jesus walking on water historical or fictional ...
Gospel star Tasha Cobbs Leonard previews new album ‘Hymns’ with special performance Grammy Award winning gospel music star Tasha Cobbs Leonard exclusively performs her song ‘The Church I ...
There are just a few days left to be able to view the Lindisfarne Gospels in Newcastle where the famous illustrated manuscript is nearing the end of a rare visit to its 'home' region. And a ...
This song, like many that churches sing all over the country, comes from a musical tradition of spirituals originally composed by African people enslaved in America. As a national reckoning with ...
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Blount masterfully carries traditional Black spirituals and freedom songs into a futuristic survival story that centers on religious rituals and purification ceremonies. Blount describes the album ...
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BBC Philharmonic will premiere composition by Nathaniel Dett described as ‘throwback to music of west African slaves’ Nathaniel Dett was a Canadian-born composer who was descended from slaves ...
It took a century for hymns with new words to start finding acceptance in churches, and even longer for organs to make an appearance there. Gradually these restrictions began to soften ...
Thanksgiving doesn’t ring in the ear for months on end, unlike another holiday that lies just ahead. Yet readers may remember a couple of hymns that roll around each November in church, around the ...