A Moment of Sheer Beauty

 

 

Harold B. Library, Brigham Young University (the above-ground portion, from the north)

 

Actually, about three and a half minutes.

 

“O Sapientia,” by a flash mob of the BYU Singers.

 

Here are the words:

 

In Latin:

 

O Sapientia, quae ex ore Altissimi prodiisti,

attingens a fine usque ad finem.

fortiter suaviterque disponens omnia:

veni ad docendum nos viam prudentiae.

 

In English:

 

O Wisdom, coming forth from the mouth of the Most High,

reaching from one end to the other mightily,

and sweetly ordering all things:

Come and teach us the way of prudence.

 

 

Such moments are not, in my opinion, easily explained by simple, reductive, Darwinian materialism.

 

 

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  • Jason Covell

    Lovely. And so good to see Dr Ronald Staheli once again leading the group. I met him briefly, years ago. A wonderful man who still does amazing work with the BYU Singers.


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