The people wanted soldiers

An extraordinary new hymn for the Passion/Easter season by Graham Adams This hymn, by Graham Adams, arose from an ‘Empire’ module at Luther King House in Manchester last week. Graham says, “feel free to use as you wish!’ It connects with the Passion/Easter season. It was particularly stimulated by a discussion around whether ‘the alternative realm’ (God’s basileia/kingdom/empire) is ‘a …

Treasure No 40: Easter Joy

Treasure No 40: Easter Joy by Alan Luff: An article from Bulletin, 134, Autumn 1975 aster is the greatest of the Church’s festivals. Yet there is and long has been, it would seem, a shortage of good music of all kinds for Easter. It is not at first clear why this should be so. There is a great wealth of …