…the christmas season, spiritual renewal and reinforcement…

…membership in any christian religion, unnecessary…

Lessons abound from the music and the other arts. There is the still compelling Sir Thomas Beecham’s ‘Messiah’ of 1959. Then we have Charles Dickens’, ‘A Christmas Carol’; if not, the excellent, sans pareil, portrayal, ‘Scrooge’ played by Alastair Sim. With ‘Scrooge’, the existing film technology mattered not one whit in┬áthe total capture of the message of Dickens. Timeless – and still on youtube. Read the rest of this entry »

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