Tag: John Bunyan

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #144: Allegory

David Grubbs holds forth with Nathan Gilmour and Michial Farmer about allegory, both as a mode of reading and as a literary genre. The debate hinges on what terms mean in which contexts: is a literary text defective because it’s an allegory, or are there good or bad allegories? Explore that and other questions with…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #135: Songs of Innocence and Experience

General Introduction – Some eschatology – Listener feedback – A Dante omission – A dedicated After Virtue episode? – Jacques Barzun on baseball – YOLO, tower libraries – Cain and the Alien series Poet and Prophet – Rival powers – The invisible chains across the Atlantic – Human goodness and human freedom – Struggle and…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #40: The King James Version

General Introduction – Do suits make you smarter? – Pardon Michial’s head cold – A plug for the CWC The History of the King James Version – And the Bibles that preceded it – The battle over footnotes – The Geneva Bible – A unity text The KJV’s Influence on English-Language Literature – Emerson and…