Each winter, my family goes to our orchard to carry out an ancient tradition.
The beloved song can contain God’s glory no more than the scripture it’s based on.
“If you want to make a room full of liberal, compassionate people turn on you, talk about God in an unironic way.”
The composer sees his music as an interplay between suffering and consolation, loss and hope.
On this week’s episode, Matt and Adam talk death, the wild West, Advent, and The Ballad of Buster Scruggs.