Tag Archives: theology of music

Thirds: Choir, Parallelism, & 5K

Hello Folks! The Summer is settling into something far more comfortable, something far less busy, something inspiringly familiar–Autumn. Here’s what’s happening in my Autumn-loving heart. Choir Our first rehearsal for the Fall 2013 semester is two days away! I cannot … Continue reading

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Choral Society, Program Notes, and Grandpa Schmitzer

We take for granted that Jim’s program notes will be informative, pertinent, entertaining, and–yes–even a bit touching. We take for granted that Lynne will sit tall and play the piano flawlessly, with or without her glasses. We take for granted … Continue reading

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A World of False Dilemmas

I owe you a blog, friends. And what is on my mind? I’ve been thinking about false dilemmas. The all-knowing Wikipedia defines a false dilemma as, a type of informal fallacy that involves a situation in which limited alternatives are … Continue reading

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The Three Loves of Herman Schmitzer

January 19, 1973. Yesterday marked the 40th anniversary of my Grandfather’s death. Though he died several years before I was born, he is a man who continues to shape my life, as well as (I know) the lives of all … Continue reading

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What’s on my heart

What’s on my heart? What’s on my heart. What’s on my heart. Hrm. So many things. Since it’s after midnight, I’ll try to keep it brief. Theology of Music. I really want to read this book by Jeremy Begbie. Really. … Continue reading

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