Category: Music

Music for the Soul by Vyacheslav Artyomov, Russia’s Greatest Living Composer

In Artyomov’s music, you will encounter a composer with a unique vision who fully delivers on his stated belief that – as he writes in an essay quoted in the liner notes included with these recordings – music is “a mediator between God and man” and “should awaken man’s ethical understanding and purify his soul.”

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Re-Hallowing Halloween By Elizabeth Hanna Pham

We also ought to celebrate the spookiness. I don’t mean that we ought to even slightly engage in anything that borders on evil. Those haunted houses aged 18 and up are out of the question, as are horror movies meant to horrify, scenes of torture, occult practices, etc. But there is a playfulness to the dancing skeleton that I believe is healthy and good and Christian.

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