Rueben Job writes,
Mary’s song of praise must have been a shock-even to Elizabeth and surely to everyone else who heard it. It bordered on treason and blasphemy and must have left every adult who heard it angry, confused, embarrassed, surprised, curious, or frightened. And it could be that all these feelings were swirling around in the ears and minds of those who heard this message of radical revolution. (A Guide to prayer for all who seek God, 35)
Here is a link to Mary’s song.
Have you considered the radical nature of Mary’s song? How might this be heard today and who might be singing?