O Holy Night, it turns out, was a song of political resistance and protest. Imagine Americans singing in the years leading up to the Civil War the lyrics: “Chains shall He break for the slave is our brother; And in His name all oppression shall cease.”
O Holy Night is a political protest. A Christmas carol as resistance literature.
This is as it should be. Advent is a call to Christian anarchism…
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