David Bentley Hart’s The New Testament A Translation (2017) (ii)

Last year was the five hundredth anniversary of Martin Luther’s nailing of his 95 Theses to the door of a church in Wittenburg, and the beginning of the Reformation. It was marked by ecumenical activities that sought to look beyond the divisions of the sixteenth century, by stressing what Roman Catholics and Lutherans have in common. But the recent translation […]

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Jordi Savall and Jerusalem

Some years ago a friend gave me a set of two CDs of music connected with the history of Jerusalem. Their range is vast, stretching from the remote Jewish past across the centuries when Jerusalem was a Christian city and a destination of medieval pilgrims, the Arab and Ottoman city from the thirteenth century, its modern status as a city of asylum and exile, and most recently the establishment […]

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