Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Awakened by Music

This elderly man in a nursing home suddenly comes alive after listening to music on an iPod. (RSS readers: click through to watch the video)

This is exactly why beauty and art are essential to the kingdom of God. Music awakens our hearts. When asked what the music does to him, Henry answers, "it gives me the feeling of love."

"Art is love creating the new world. Justice is love rolling up its sleeves to heal the old one." -N.T. Wright.

(ht to kottke for the video)

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