Silent Night: A Simple Melody

It Is Written Oceania Episode 43

Aired on 23 Dec 2011

What are the origins of the beloved melody Silent Night, the song that stopped World War 1 over Christmas of 1914 and was recently used by Sainsbury's to promote a new chocolate bar in support of the Royal British Legion? The answers might surprise you.

Season

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1 - The Power of the Bible: The Right Starting Point
2 - The Power of the Bible: God's Private Lessons
3 - The Power of the Bible: A Time to Act
4 - The Power of the Bible: God's Prime Time
5 - The Power of the Bible: Hope in the Long Run
6 - Strong Medicine for a Sick Society: Kids Out of Control
7 - Strong Medicine for a Sick Society: No Excuses
8 - Strong Medicine for a Sick Society: Illegitimate Parents
9 - Strong Medicine for a Sick Society: Falling Over the Edge
10 - Strong Medicine for a Sick Society: No Time to Get Well
11 - Oberammergau: Passion and Plague
12 - When Your Faith Is Shaken: Marriage on the Rocks
13 - When Your Faith Is Shaken: Children Out in the Cold
14 - When Your Faith Is Shaken: After the Financial Earthquake
15 - When Your Faith Is Shaken: Shaking Up Your Church
16 - Ultimate Survivor: The Secrets of Resilience
17 - Ultimate Survivor: Too Fast for Faith
18 - Ultimate Survivor: Surviving Divorce
19 - Ultimate Survivor: Surviving Depression
20 - Ultimate Survivor: Surviving Death
21 - Cheri Peters
22 - The Promise: GodPods II
23 - Stress Tranformers: From Anxiety to Praise
24 - Stress Tranformers: The Angry Heart
25 - Stress Tranformers: Rest for Workaholics
26 - Stress Tranformers: How to Give Your Scars Away
27 - Soul Care: Finding a Good Shepherd
28 - Soul Care: Two Scholars, One Murder
29 - Soul Care: Feeding the Soul
30 - Soul Care: Seeing Through God's Eyes
31 - Soul Care: Body and Soul
32 - Goldie: True Mateship in the Back Country
33 - Simply Salvation: Between Rescue and the Sea
34 - Simply Salvation: Holding God to Ransom
35 - Simply Salvation: Death by Design
36 - Simply Salvation: More Than a Hostage
37 - What You Can Know For Sure: Is Your Copy Accurate?
38 - What You Can Know For Sure: The Sins that Haunt Us
39 - What You Can Know For Sure: The Spirits are Here
40 - What You Can Know For Sure: Revelation's End time Surprises
41 - What You Can Know For Sure: The Truth About God's Law
42 - Mayan Prophecy: Finding a Remarkable Future in Ancient Ruins
43 - Silent Night: A Simple Melody