Friday, January 30, 2015

Which will it be? Homer or Isaiah?

Love this line:
I’ve never heard a Christmas carol that came from The Iliad. Isaiah is where Handel found the inspiration for his timeless Messiah.
<idle musing>
Isn't that great?! It sums up the polar opposites so succinctly—Achilles = death and destruction; Jesus = Immanuel, God with us. Do yourself a favor and read the whole thing
</idle musing>

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