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The Descant: Stirring Up Souls In Worship For Over 400 Years.

If you have been in a church with a well-trained choir, especially on Easter and Christmas, you have likely experienced an incredibly powerful moment in the last verse of a hymn that straight up gave you the chills!   267 more words

Hymns: Hark the Herald

“Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying,

“Glory to God in the highest heaven,
and on earth peace to those on whom his favour rests.”” – Luke 2:13-14… 377 more words


'This day in December': A poem about Aleppo by Antony Di Nardo

Descant‘s 160th issue, named “The Hidden City” (an issue for which I acted as guest editor), contains a poem called “Sunday in a Square in Aleppo” by… 628 more words


Only cash is as good as cash

Earlier today I met with artist and teacher Eric Keller, a librarian who is also a writer, and a vice principal about the school fine arts magazine we are trying to get off the ground. 610 more words