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Phillips Brooks was born 12/13/1835 at Boston.  Through his father he was related to the famous Cotton family, while through his mother to the Phillips (Phillips Academy, Andover, MA).  155 more words


Phillips Brooks' Christmas Miracle

Jesus Christ,

the condescension of divinity,

and the exaltation of humanity.

–Phillips Brooks

Are you familiar with Phillips Brooks (1835-1893)? If you had lived in the mid-to-late 1800s, it’s likely you would have known the name. 700 more words

Sing We Now of Christmas: Where Meek Souls Receive Him Still

(A sermon for December 7, 2014, the Second Sunday of Advent; second in a series, based on Isaiah 40:1-11, 2 Peter 3:8-15a and “O Little Town of Bethlehem”) 2,004 more words


Soundtrack Of A Photograph, The Christmas Editions, Part 4

Song-O Little Town Of Bethlehem

Artist-Bruce Cockburn

As I sit here and write this Christmas blog for the fourth day straight day I think I need to put out a few warnings. 656 more words

Photography & Music

True light, which shines on everyone, was coming into the world

If you are somewhere safe and secure, a dark, clear, night brings the opportunity to gaze upon the stars, to wonder at their beauty and marvel at the complexity of the universe. 237 more words


SERMON: The Fire And The Calf, by Phillips Brooks

So they gave it me: then I cast it into the fire, and there came out this calf. (Exodux 32:24)

In the story from which these words are taken we see Moses go up into the mountain to hold communion with God.  

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