Tag: Miriam Leonard

Christian Humanist Profiles 44: Miriam Leonard, Tragic Modernities

In its historical particularity tragedy had its first great moment in ancient Athens, when didaskaloi, educators, would compete for civic recognition staging increasingly elaborate exchanges of dramatic speeches. ¬†And once the great Aeschylus and Sophocles and Euripides and, if Plato tells right, Agathon had their day, tragedy became a site for serious thinking in the…