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Monday, December 22, 2008

monday music: silent night / 7 o'clock news

This brilliant juxtaposition of the serene Christmas anthem with the headlines of the day shows how wide is the gap between the Kingdom of God and the world in which we live. The song was recorded in 1966, before music videos, but several YouTube members have provided their own video interpretations. This one, which uses magazine covers from then till now, shows that the more things change, the more they stay the same.



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