Zwingli taught that people come to Christ as individuals, not needing the mediation of any church. He began preaching his own sermons, rather than the official lectionary of Rome. Crowds flocked to hear him in huge numbers; so many that he began to give Friday sermons in the city market, which held far more people. […]

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I can imagine that many music directors wouldn’t want to reveal such things, especially since the public then could judge whether the performance had been successful. But some conductors might actually enjoy that. I wrote a program notefor the Cleveland Orchestra, for which I talked extensively with their music director, Franz Welser Mst. I’m sure […]

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Aries Midheaven: These midheavens are passionate about so many things in their life, whether it be a social issue or their family or their partner they know how to make all of them a priority. Often succeeding in whatever they do with an act first, think last attitude as they jump into activities with confidence […]

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Somerville, get ready. The squeezeboxes are coming. The second annual Squeezebox Slam celebrates accordions, button boxes, and other free standing reed instruments. Maybe religion is purely a social construct, and I know of many secular minded people who are capable of the great things that religious people do (albeit with different motives), but I highly […]

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“The definition of the toxic male privilege in our industry is people saying ‘But he’s always been nice to me,’ when I’m raising valid concerns about artists owning their rights to own their music,” Swift said. “Of course he’s nice to you. If you’re in this room, he has something that he needs.”. Oh que […]

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