Tag Archives: Puritans

The Apocalypse. . . Puritan-style

So presumably if you are reading this blog post, you were not one of the Chosen to be raptured away before the time of tribulations begins. (This is unless the ethereal plane has WiFi.) Yes, the prediction made by Harold … Continue reading

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Let’s go a-Maying with Robert Herrick

I love May! April may be the “crulest month of the year” (Thank you, Mr. Eliot), but May rocks. May is the month of outdoor festivals, corn dogs, funnel cake, and gin-and-tonics. I say good-bye to my students, turn in … Continue reading

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400 Years of the King James Bible. . . and still wrestling with the relationship between State and Church

Yesterday, May 2nd, 2011, saw the 400th anniversary of arguably the most influential piece of literature in the English canon, the King James Bible (KJB). In USA Today Henry G. Brinton, the pastor of Fairfax Presbyterian Church in Virginia and … Continue reading

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“. . . he was a true poet and of the Devil’s party without knowing it”

So while skulking around IMDB.com the other day, I made a possibly horrific discovery. Currently a film adaptation (I believe the first) is in the pre-production stage for Paradise Lost. With Alex Poyas (The Crow, IRobot, and Knowing) at the … Continue reading

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