There’s a lot of poetry in the Bible. Anyone who flips through its pages can see how many have that telltale jagged edge of printed verse. But it’s not only proportion: the weightiest moments, the[…]
This episode is sponsored by the NRSV Comfort Print Bible, from Zondervan. Knowing A short biography, with excerpts from Encyclopedia Brittanica Online Our experiences with Dickinson”s work Reading “Because I could not stop for Death“[…]
Michial Farmer talks with David Grubbs and Nathan Gilmour about Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem “Christmas Bells” and its musical adaptation, “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day.”
David Grubbs takes Michial Farmer and Nathan Gilmour on a sea voyage through Alfred Lord Tennyson’s poem “Ulysses.”
David Grubbs and Nathan Gilmour talk for a spell about the Old English poem “The Dream of the Rood,” digging into its particular extant texts and examining the strange and complex relationships the poem maintains[…]
David Grubbs chats with Nathan Gilmour about the hymn of Caedmon, a poem from the Old English version of Bede’s Ecclesiastical History.
“God Is Dead” and I Don’t Feel So Good Myself”: Theological Engagements with the New Atheism Edited by Andrew David, Christopher J. Keller, and Jon Stanley 185 pp. Cascade Books. $23.00 When I saw the[…]
I do not recall when I first encountered the notion of a pathetic fallacy: a literature course, doubtless, but I’ve had many of those. I was almost certainly an undergraduate, because the pathetic fallacy was[…]