Tag: Edmund Burke

What Is Liberal?: A Response from Donald Lazere

[Correction notice: When Donald sent me this response, he asked that I change “Kenneth Burke” to “Edmund Burke.”  I forgot to do so initially,  but I have done so as of 12/20/14.  I still think that Kenneth Burke is as good an example of a conservative-minded rhetorician as is Edmund Burke, but that’s another unfolding…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #113: Tradition

General Introduction – The Christian Feminist Podcast – Christian Humanist Profiles – The once and future host Tradition and Roman Law – Intangible inheritances – Tradition as betrayal – To translate is to betray – The Roman Catholic meaning Tradition vs. Progress – A function of the Enlightenment – An improvement on inheritance – Where…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #97: Kubla Khan

General Introduction – We read the poem – Listener feedback – The best listener email ever The Back Story – Laudanum – Seeing images – The disruptive doorbell – The precession of the back story – Writers and drugs The History – The real Kublai Khan – Khan’s pleasure dome – Orientalism – The medieval…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #33: Classical Music

YouTube Playlist of St. Matthew’s Passion Translation of the Libretto General Introduction – What’s on the blog? – Yet more on Church Music – Take that, rival podcast! Defining and Destroying Our Terms – David gets pedantic (GASP!) – Why’s the chronology so wacky? – The Neo-Classical Revival – The Western tradition connection – Cultural…