Message from Another WorldListen now | I am musing upon a fine book written by a teacher and prolific author, Leroy Armstrong. Why am I discussing this eloquent old book? It is…
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I’ve shown this film to homeschoolers, and they laughed with its comedy, and shed a tear or two with its tragedy – but it is not tragedy. It is comedy…
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John Donne. We do not always know what we love. Sometimes it strikes us as quite a revelation. Maybe some of my readers will say, “Yes, I didn’t know…
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Samuel Longfellow, 1864. I love this hymn of petition, “Holy Spirit, Truth Divine,” written by Samuel Longfellow, the youngest brother of the famous…
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“Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men?” said the muffled voice on the old radio show. “The Shadow knows,” and he laughed softly. It was a good…
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Will Hudson, composer. If there’s one thing that hits you over the head when you take even a brief look at popular music of the mid-20th century, it’s…
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Andrea del SartoListen now (18 min) | Robert Browning (1855) What do you do if you’re an artist, aspiring to greatness, but there’s something in you that keeps you from…
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We’ve been talking about gladness here at Word and Song, so I’m going to recommend a movie that will surely make you glad, if you have a heart for…
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Word & Song by Anthony Esolen

reclaiming the good, the beautiful, and the true

Word & Song by Anthony Esolen