In the Gospel, Christ says: 'Everyone who listens to my Father and learns from him comes to me.' (John 6:45) The murmuring
of the people prevented them from listening to what the Father is saying through Christ, the Word made flesh.
I AM minded of the fathers dead on the battlefield, of The land which gave them birth, I feel them as I touch the bark of the trees, listen to the Boughs murmuring
, and see the leaves move in the Silken breeze, I see the defenders of faith as I go into the mountains, Where the bare cliffs brush the sky.
A MUM accused of beating her son to death with a stick for failing to learn the Koran said he was still murmuring
extracts from it when he collapsed, according to a video confession shown at her trial yesterday.
Deep: Reflections on the Biblical Unconscious, by Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg.
Hear the word meditate release its sound of intoning and murmuring
"Bird Inside These Monastery Walls," as the first movement is titled, features an occasional piccolo bird-song over a carpet of murmuring
sixteenth notes, woven through a steady quarter-note pulse--perhaps the tread of the monks' footsteps.
JUDGES, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, running time 2hr 40min, until April 19.