This week, CiRCE podcasts contemplated Graham Green’s The End of the Affair, care and the modern man, Shakespeare’s play As You Like It, Schole’, and, life and death during Queen Victoria’s reign. Be sure to subscribe, rate, and review, wherever you like to listen to podcasts!
Café Scholé, Episode 6 – Christ, the Teacher
Join Christopher Perrin as he contemplates a small (but essential) work by Clement of Alexandria. It’s called Christ the Teacher or Christ the Pedagogue (available on the web here: https://www.newadvent.org/fathers/02091.htm) and it’s remarkably helpful for contemporary, restful teaching.
Close Reads – The End of the Affair: Book Three
On this week’s episode, David, Heidi, and Tim chat about the challenges that this section of the book presents for discussion, as well as the deeply profound reflections found in Sarah’s letters to God. Plus, there’s some chatter about the different ways each of them read and approach books like this. You know, the normal stuff.
Close Reads – The End of the Affair: Book 2
Close Reads – The End of the Affair: Part One
Proverbial, Episode 26 – Stars
This week’s proverb comes to us by way of Dr. Samuel Johnson and it goes like this: “He that considers how little he dwells upon the condition of others will learn how little the attention of others is attracted by himself.” Join Joshua Gibbs as he contemplates what this proverb has to say to modern men and women.
The Daily Poem
Wednesday, May 20: Robert Frost’s “Acquainted with the Night”
Tuesday, May 19: Mark Van Doren’s “In bitterness of heart I write”
The Play’s the Thing