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  1. Andrew Chapman

    Origins of a Dance Poem

    Thank you. I am not on a dance journey so much as a life journey with a little dance here and there. The videos make me think of Salome's dancing before Herod. I do like the sensitivity of the Middle Eastern expression. I find this from the Cairo cave almost overwhelming:
  2. Andrew Chapman

    Origins of a Dance Poem

    Yes, sometimes, to rejoice. I did some dance improvisation classes in the 1980s, which I enjoyed. Now I am a Pentecostal Christian, and we allow the Holy Spirit to move as He wills. David danced with all his might before the God of Israel when the ark of His holy presence was returned to...
  3. Andrew Chapman

    Origins of a Dance Poem

    I was looking for the same thing, for a completely different reason. At some stage I found it, and also in the process stumbled across this thread, and just wanted to help the person out. To be more precise, I was responding to this: 'It is said to come from his 8th Sermon (the full text of...
  4. Andrew Chapman

    Origins of a Dance Poem

    The quotation is from Augustine's commentary on Psalm 92: https://www.newadvent.org/fathers/1801092.htm He has an unpleasant and unfair view of the Jewish sabbath, it has to be said: 'This Psalm is entitled, a Psalm to be sung on the Sabbath day. Lo, this day is the Sabbath, which the Jews at...
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