Category Archives: Job 19

3 Words that will forever change the way you read the Gospel of John: Week 1

Chapter 1: Prologue, and John the Baptist introduces Jesus This is part 1 of a 21-part series which traces “seeing” and “hearing”, and looks at how they relate to “believing”, through the Gospel of John. John’s Gospel quite deliberately adopts some literary features of the Book of Genesis. The first few verses are more than a hint. But […]

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A journey through Handel’s “Messiah” – George Frederic Handel (1695-1759)

Messiah, G. F. Handel Welcome to my happy place: Handel’s “Messiah”. There is lots I could say about this. I could talk about the art, the theology, the subtle interpretive cues that make this a sort of “Gospel according to Handel”… But I won’t. I’ll just stand aside and put this here for you to […]

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