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Re-Thinking the Nature Truth: How Does One Attain True Knowledge?

In the Bible, Jesus said, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. (John 14:6) 258 more words

Christian Doctrine & Lifestyle

PT CRUISERS

“How do you feel about the PT Cruiser?”

“PT Cruiser is the silliest car I’ve ever seen deliberately put together.”

“I wouldn’t say ‘silliest,’ as much as I would say ‘tragically misguided.'” 87 more words

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The Death of Tomas Tranströmer

I was saddened to read about the death of Tomas Tranströmer, the Swedish Nobel Prize-winning poet. Perhaps like so many others, I’d discovered Tranströmer late, and in fact, when he’d won the prize in 2011, it was my first exposure to him. 339 more words

Writing

Swedish Poet Tomas Tranströmer

When the Swedish poet Tomas Tranströmer won the Nobel Prize for Literature, I wrote a post about it. Several Swedes, including Erik and his mother, had told me about Tranströmer, and I have a couple books of his poems in translation. 253 more words

"This Anomaly Must Stop"

On this date in 1969, Greek poet and Nobel Prize laureate Giorgos Seferis makes a famous statement on the BBC World Service opposing the junta in Greece. 15 more words

Poetry

Tomas Transtromer, Nobel-Winning Poet, Dies at 83

Tomas Transtromer, a Swedish poet who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2011 for a body of work known for shrewd metaphors couched in deceptively spare language, crystalline descriptions of natural beauty and explorations of the mysteries of identity and creativity, died on Thursday in Stockholm. 89 more words

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An Afternoon with Tranströmer in Stockholm

Posted on 10/17/2011

Editor’s note: Tomas Tranströmer received the 2011 Nobel Prize in Literature on October 6.

I first met Monica and Tomas Tranströmer in 1983, in Houston. 226 more words

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