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A Good Day to Wulf Hard: Examining the American Epic Hero

So, I’m just going to just jump right into this one like it’s a three-martini lunch pitch:

John McClane is the modern-day Beowulf and Die Hard is the contemporary equivalent of the classic Old English epic poem. 1,144 more words

Let's Overthink This

All About Me and My Dog

If you’ve read my first post, then you know that I, the author, am Kat and the adorable ball of fluff pictured one this blog is my baby boy, Grendel. 658 more words


Beowulf (J.R.R.Tolkien): Fantasy Before Its Time

There are many authors who were fascinated by this medieval poem depicting the Danes, their kings and legends. Like many works of fiction, even Beowulf is roughly based on kings who lived before the time this book was written. 824 more words

Book Reviews

Odyssey is FINALLY OVER!!

Thank the Lord, hallelujah, we are done with the Odyssey! It feels like forever ago since we read Gilgamesh and the Ramayana! Now, we will all read  213 more words

Bardic Studies for Liturgists

Course Objectives:

The student is encouraged to examine examples of poetry and story critically by comparing works from within one culture from different historical eras and by comparing the works of writers of the same era in different cultures. 3,009 more words

Clergy Training Program

With Night's Long Hum

With night’s long hum a tale is sung

And lies the truth be told

The plights of some are ghastly hung

Upon a tooth of gold… 87 more words