Tag Archives: Malcolm Guite

Feast of the Annunciation

In the church calendar March 25 is the Feast of the Annunciation, the annual remembrance of Gabriel’s message to Mary according to the gospel of Luke 1:26-38. Here’s a carol that tells the story from Moya Brennan’s wonderful Christmas album, … Continue reading

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14 books on a deserted island

Russell Moore asks what 12 books one would want to have near if one were stranded on a deserted island for the rest of one’s life. I can’t do it. For me, 14 is the minimum! So here are my … Continue reading

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Poetry for Christmas and Easter

Last spring, Candace and I read aloud Malcolm Guite’s anthology, Word in the Wilderness: A Poem a Day for Lent and Easter. We found the poems deeply moving, and Malcolm’s essays opened them up for us both as literature and … Continue reading

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Where else but in a library?

“But in a library, you can count yourself as king of infinite space. You can find a spell for the refreshment of the spirit in every story you read, and every story can be something you live. There’s one sense … Continue reading

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