Tag: Walt Whitman

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #125: The Great American Novel

General Introduction – Keeping the seat warm – Danny gets it right! – Listener feedback – Christian Humanist University Personal Definitions – Exemplifying American-ness – The changing representation of Huckleberry Finn – Shakespeare as American author – Subverting the American spirit – Great Novels from other countries The Nationalist Epic – Ex post facto epics…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #81: Realism

General Introduction – Why we don’t have a Dr. Who episode – The Facebook page So What Is Realism? – The Oxford Guide weighs in – Realism vs. unbelievability – Artistic movements – Architectural realism – The discarding of decoration Realism Before Realism – The probable and the possible – Realism vs. nominalism – Iconography…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #71: Humility

General Introduction – What’s not on the blog? – Thus begins the triptych of spring 2012 New Testament Humility – The ethics of humility – The Golden Rule, further – Christ’s kenosis and ours – Greatness requires great humility – Gregory the Great Servant Thomist Humility – Aristotelian balance – Seven virtues – The interconnectedness…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #68: Romanticism

General Introduction – Welcome back, Professor Grubbs! – Welcome back, respectability! – How did Nathan blog so much? What Is Romanticism? – Not the sentimental relationship – Not the genre – Not the global mindset – The Romantic movement and the Enlightenment – Searching for a starting date – The problem with Romantic innovation –…

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…