Tag: music

Low and the Hermeneutics of Silence

By Jacob Bender Jacob Bender recently completed a Ph.D. in English at the University of Iowa. He has previously published in Dialogue, Sunstone, Peculiar Pages, West Trade Review, and WLN, and has articles forthcoming in American Indian Quarterly and Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association.     The veteran indie-trio Low, when they are …

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The Broken Chord

By Dana Haight Cattani     I’ve heard there was a secret chord That David played and it pleased the Lord But you don’t really care for music, do ya? It goes like this The fourth, the fifth The minor fall, the major lift The baffled king composing Hallelujah —Leonard Cohen “Hallelujah”     Today …

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The Broken Chord

By Dana Haight Cattani     I’ve heard there was a secret chord That David played and it pleased the Lord But you don’t really care for music, do ya? It goes like this The fourth, the fifth The minor fall, the major lift The baffled king composing Hallelujah —Leonard Cohen “Hallelujah”   Today I …

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The Roots of My Faith–Part II

By Eric Samuelsen Continued from Part I My high school experiences taught me two lessons that I’ve clung to my whole life. First, the Book of Mormon invites the Spirit. That is to say, reading it engenders feelings that seem to me to have been externally generated. Though I still had doubts and questions, I …

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The Roots of My Faith–Part I

By Eric Samuelsen     Or right-click here to download the audio file: The Roots of My Faith     I grew up Bloomington, Indiana, a college town some fifty miles south of Indianapolis. Bloomington was torn between town and gown, between blue-collar locals and academics. From my house, we could hear stock car racing …

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