The Hidden Life of Liturgical Chant in Rachmaninoff’s Music
Rachmaninoff, always inspired by the elder Tchaikovsky, also decided to try his hand at liturgical music, but unlike most of his contemporaries, he found something very affecting about it, and after studying chant in depth, he composed a significant amount for the Church.Ben Costello | The Hopkins Dialectic | Fall 2016
Who Are the Middle Eastern Christians?
Westerners’ broad concern for Middle Eastern Christians was and is well intentioned, but poorly informed, in part due to apathy and in part due to the lack of resources on the subject.Christian Šidák | The Harvard Ichthus | Fall 2016
Constantinople Captured! Ambition, Violence, and the Disunity of Christianity
How did Christians – who believe in peace – succumb to violence in this episode, and how do human failings affect the unity of Christians? Let us first consider the historical event.Margaret Eichner | The Harvard Ichthus | Fall 2013