conjectural navel gazing; jesus in lint form

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Nothing

Posted March 3, 2014 @ 2:07pm | by Tripp

There’s nothing to report except that reporting is something even when it is a reporting of nothing. I keep rearranging the deck furniture these days. That’s what it feels like....

 

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Seeger Links and Inspiration

Posted January 28, 2014 @ 11:09pm | by Tripp

How is it that someone we have not met could have such a profound influence upon us no less? I have never met Pete Seeger, but I have always admired him. He died yesterday, January 27th, 2014....

 

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Tags: Pete Seeger, Charles Seeger, ethnomusicology, banjo, Bonnie Wade, mandolin, folk music, obituary, spirituality, music
 

Slowing Down?

Posted January 7, 2014 @ 8:51am | by Tripp

Focus, they say, is what is going to get me through this Ph.D. program. I understand the logic of that statement. And I very much appreciate the compassionate impulse behind telling all of us...

 

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Tags: making all things new
 

The Goat Rodeo or Why My Head Hurts

Posted August 27, 2013 @ 12:22pm | by Tripp

It is wholly unnatural that we should be separated...It is the other people that we want to hear.As many have confessed here on the old blog, sometimes words just don't cut it. I tend to...

 

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Tags: liturgy, theology, music, musicology, virtuosity, mandodoxy
 

Purgation.

Posted May 22, 2013 @ 12:04pm | by Tripp

Seven whole days, not one in seven, I will praise Thee;In my heart, though not in heaven, I can raise Thee.Small it is, in this poor sort to enroll Thee;E'en eternity's too short...

 

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Tags: Fun., Purgation., thesis, music, aesthetics, liturgy, poetics, sacramentality, catholicity, Baptist
 

Irenaeus and Music?

Posted March 22, 2013 @ 7:52am | by Tripp

This is an interesting quotation from the second century: “Created things, in their great number and diversity, fit beautifully and harmoniously into the creation as a...

 

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