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A Christmas Carol As Resistance Literature

A Christmas Carol As Resistance Literature

Richard Beck:

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...

Awesome! I love learning things like this.